Pakistan’s efforts to mend fences with Saudi-led bloc bear fruit

Pakistan has suddenly gained stronger standing in a Saudi-led bloc of Arab nations after successfully closing a rift while maintaining ties with another alliance challenging the Saudis' leadership in the Muslim world. The most recent sign of this rapprochement was in mid-February when Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi visited Egypt to meet President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, his counterpart Sameh Shoukry and Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary General of the Arab League, at the organization's headquarters. The Pakistani Foreign Ministry said the discussions were focused on the economy, but experts believe they were a continuation of Pakistan's broader efforts to improve relations with the Saudi bloc that frayed in August when Qureshi issued a statement against the Saudi Kingdom .
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