Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani - File Photo

SEOUL: Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani arrived in South Korea on Sunday evening to lead Pakistan in the second Nuclear Summit being held in the capital Seoul on March 26-27.

Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, Pakistan's ambassador to United States Sherry Rehman and other officials accompanied Prime Minister Gilani.

He was received at Gimpo airport by Korean Negotiator for Doha Development Agenda (DDA) and ambassador at large Gilsou Shin, Pakistan's ambassador to South Korea Shaukat Ali Mukadam and other high officials of Pakistan embassy.

Prime Minister Gilani, who also attended the first such Nuclear Summit held in Washington in April 2010 will use the platform to highlight Pakistan's successful experience in the safety and security of nuclear technology.

Before leaving Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani said Pakistan wants civil nuclear technology to meet its energy requirements and he will highlight this right of Pakistan during his deliberations with different leaders in the summit.

Gilani said, “Civil nuclear technology has been our requirement and we have been demanding it.”

During his meetings with other world leaders, the Prime Minister will exchange views with them and the talks will focus on strengthening security of nuclear assets.

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