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Ahead of G-20 meet, Saudi Arabia removes PoK from Pakistan's map

The map shows a border between Pakistan and the region. So far, there was no reaction from the Pakistan government

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Pakistan PM Imran Khan and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. Pakistan’s ties with the gulf nation have been strained over the past several years | File Photo

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In its new 20 riyal banknote to mark the Saudi presidency of the G-20 summit next month, the Kingdom has removed Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit-Baltistan from Pakistan’s map. The banknote on its back carries a world map showing G-20 members in a darker shade.
 
The map shows a border between Pakistan and the region. So far, there was no reaction from the Pakistan government.

Pakistan’s ties with Saudi Arabia, one of its closest allies, have been strained over the past couple of years, especially since the Kingdom's “lukewarm” response to the Indian government scrapping provisions of Article 370 of

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First Published: Oct 29 2020 | 12:30 AM IST

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