Meanwhile, leading politicians and analysts have hailed the Prime Minister's visit to Saudi Arabia and Iran .

They described it as a timely move to defuse tension between the two Muslim countries.

They hoped that mediation by Pakistan will help normalize the situation.

They described the visit as a wise step in the best interest of whole Muslim Ummah.

They said the Prime Minister's bold initiative will forge unity among the Muslim Ummah.

According to these politicians and analysts, Pakistan's involvement in the broader perspective of the Arab Peninsula currently undergoing tensions and unrest will yield positive results.

Those who welcomed the Prime Minister's initiative include Chairman Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs Mushahid Hussain Syed, Awami National Party spokesman Zahid Khan, Senator Taj Haider, Jamaat-e-Islami Chief Siraj-ul-Haq, JUI-F leader Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Jamiyat Ahl-e-Hadith Chief Prof Sajid Mir, former ambassador Fauzia Nasreen and analysts Rasul Bux Rasees, Talat Masood and retired Brigadier Mahmood Shah.

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