ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will hold a one-on-one meeting with President Barack Obama on October 22 to exchange views on bilateral relations and matters of mutual interest.

This was said by Foreign Office Spokesman Qazi Khalil Ullah in a statement issued today.

According to the statement, the premier has left for London along with a 12-member delegation and he will proceed to US on a-day visit after his one day stay in London.

The meeting between President Obama and the prime minister will take place on October 22. Both the leaders will exchange views on Pakistan-US ties and prevailing situation in Middle East. Matters related to Afghanistan, Taliban and regional peace will also come under discussion during the meeting. The prime minister will raise the Kashmir issue with President Obama, the statement said. The prime minister will also meet US vice president and senate authorities. He will also meet with the Pakistani business community and address a luncheon to be hosted in his honour.