Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrives in Madina where he will pay homage at Roza-e-Rasool Peace Be Upon Him and pray for the prosperity and security of the country.
President Mamnoon says the country has been put on the path of progress as a result of a prudent policies of the present government.
Foreign secretaries of Pakistan and India will meet in Islamabad on August 25 to carry forward the dialogue process.
More than 40 people were killed in a plane crash in Taiwan, with local television reporting the flight had smashed into two houses after an aborted landing.
Oil extended losses in Asia as a stronger US currency discouraged buying in the dollar priced commodity and concerns over the geopolitical fallout from the downing of flight mh17 in Ukraine eased.
The 2014 commonwealth games in Glasgow kick off with the much-anticipated opening ceremony at Celtic park, Scotland.