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Cynthia prime minister that Saudi Arabia kicked off a diplomatic charm offensive in Asia this week crown prince Mohammed bin sama I'm looking to build ties and according to analysts also would rebuild his reputation after the murder last year of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and he started out big in Pakistan on Sunday with a promise of twenty billion dollars worth of investment calling it just the start of an economic partnership it's big for phase one and %HESITATION depicted gotta grow if you want to be close to the deal signed by the two sides are energy projects including a brand new oil refinery Pakistan could really use the help right now its economy is losing steam its deficit is widening and its reserves of foreign currency are drying up , minister Imran Khan has gone the extra mile to welcome the crown prince giving him the biggest red carpet treatment since the visit of China's president in twenty fifteen so so the FBI has always been a friend in need , which is why the values so much and after last week Pakistan maybe looking for friends a suicide bomber killed dozens of Indian police in the disputed region of Kashmir an attack that New Delhi has blamed on Islamabad as for prince Muhammad he doesn't seem to be taking sides he'll visit India on Tuesday later in the week he will wrap up his tour with a trip to China he had planned to visit to other Muslim majority countries in Asia Indonesia and Malaysia but those trips according to officials from both countries have been postponed