Pakistan PM Sharif heads to Saudi for first foreign visit

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Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif begins his maiden foreign trip Thursday to Saudi Arabia, seeking financial support from a country where he spent years in exile. The kingdom has long been an intelligence partner for Pakistan as well as a regular source of relief for its struggling economy. “Today I am embarking on a visit to Saudi Arabia to renew & reaffirm our bonds of brotherhood & friendship,” Sharif said on Twitter Thursday, adding that the country “has a special place in all our hearts”. Today I am embarking on a visit to Saudi Arabia to renew & reaffirm our bonds of brotherho…

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