ISLAMABAD Pakistan has once again become the focal point of worlds major powers working in Afghanistan, as the news emanating from the war-torn country are suggesting that the Karzai-led government is no longer competing with the Taliban. However this time, according to the well-placed sources, these powers want Pakistan to do something for their honourable departure from Pakistans western neighbour. Followed by the recent visits of the Britain Foreign Secretary and other top guns of Obama administration, German Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan met Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday. Sources revealed that the German dignitary urged the Foreign Minister for Pakistans active role in Afghanistan to normalise things there. German Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Ambassador Michael Steiner reached Islamabad on Monday on his first visit to Pakistan after being appointed as the Special Representative of Germany. Foreign Minister Qureshi is said to have briefed the Special Representative about the recent developments in Pakistan-Afghanistan relations. Speaking highly of Pakistans role in Afghanistan, Michael Steiner appreciated the efforts undertaken by the Pakistan Army to eradicate violent extremism and militancy. According to the sources, Michael expressed his deep condolences for the victims of the recent terrorist attacks in Pakistan and acknowledged the great sacrifices the people of Pakistan had given in fighting against militancy. A press note issued from the Foreign Office on Monday stated that both the sides discussed issues pertaining to Friends of Democratic Pakistan and its upcoming Senior Officials Meeting in Islamabad on 17 July 2010. The Special Representative also assured the Foreign Minister of Germanys continued support for Pakistans quest for greater market access to Europe. Michael formally invited Shah Mahmood Qureshi to attend a meeting of the special representatives for Afghanistan and Pakistan to be held in Rome.