ISLAMABAD- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif left today for a private visit to Saudi Arabia .

The Prime Minister will be meeting the Saudi leaders to discuss the evolving situation in the Middle East as well as different ways to further strengthen bilateral ties.

Sharif will also perform Umrah and offer his respects at Roza-e-Rasool (Peace Be Upon Him). Additionally, he will be offering special prayers for the solidarity, peace and progress of Pakistan during his stay.