ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif along Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif will leave for Saudi Arabia and Iran on Monday for talks on a host of issues including mitigate tension between the two countries.
A statement issued by Foreign Office on Sunday said a high-level delegation will accompany the prime minister.
The statement said Pakistan had deep rooted and brotherly relations with Saudi Arabia and Iran and it is concerned over ongoing tension between the two Muslim countries.
It said Pakistan wants to defuse tension between Saudi Arabia and Iran in a peaceful manner.
The statement further said Pakistan believes in brotherly relations among the OIC member states.