Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari is meeting Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday for the first time since the British leader's remarks suggesting that Islamabad is promoting "the export of terror."  

Mr. Zardari will have dinner with Mr. Cameron at the British prime minister's country retreat Chequers, outside London. The leaders hold formal talks on Friday.

During a trip to India last week, Prime Minister Cameron suggested Pakistan was not doing enough to counter terrorist groups within its borders that threaten India, Afghanistan and other nations.

The comments angered Pakistan. Earlier this week President Zardari told the French newspaper Le Monde that Pakistan is paying the "highest price of human life" in the war on terrorism.

Mr. Cameron has stood by his remarks.  

President Zardari traveled to Britain from France on Tuesday.


Some information for this report was provided by AP and AFP.