New Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s courting of Saudi and UAE is paying off with both agreeing financial assistance. The two Gulf monarchies are also poised to sign up for major Pakistan refinery projects, generating additional demand for their crude.

Since his election in July, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has assiduously courted Saudi Arabia and its close ally the UAE and his efforts look to be paying off. He made Saudi Arabia his first official overseas visit in September, before...