(AGI) - New Delhi 28 Jul. - Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Islamabad next month to attend a summit of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations. SAARC has eight South Asian countries as its members. Rajnath Singh will be the first top Indian political functionary to visit Pakistan after an attack in January in Pathankot airbase. Indian government believed that the attack was carried by Pakistan supported militants. "The Home Minister will leave for Islamabad on August 3rd and will be back the next day," said an official of the ministry. Rajnath Singh will will attend the meeting of home ministers and interior ministers. The ties between both the neighbours further deteriorated after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani by Indian forces earlier this month. Burhan Wani's death sparked violent protests in India occupied Kashmir where more than 40 people were killed and hundreds other wounded. Pakistan openly supported protests in Kashmir after Wani's death and even observed a "black day" on July 20th to protest against the killings. Indian government accused Pakistan of interfering in internal affairs of the country and warned that Pakistan should stop supporting terrorists. (AGI) .