ISLAMABAD, Jan 16 : Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will visit Riyadh and Tehran in a bid to mend ties between the archrivals after the Saudi execution of a prominent Shiite cleric led to mob attacks on the kingdom's diplomatic posts in Iran.
Federal Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid said on Saturday that Sharif would depart Monday for Riyadh, where he will meet with King Salman. Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are longtime allies.
On Tuesday Sharif will meet with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran. ?AP