December, 2015

The longest 120 seconds!

The longest 120 seconds!

“Just two minutes” is a phrase used in South Asia to indicate a minuscule time slot, but on the side-lines of COP21, 120 seconds must have been the longest one for the Prime Ministers of Pakistan and India to endure. In the wake of this meeting the two National Security Advisers have met in Bangkok […]

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Growing Hindu Extremism in India: Implications for Neighbouring Countries

Growing Hindu Extremism in India: Implications for Neighbouring Countries

On September 28th, 2015, Mr. Asghar Ali Shad, Research Fellow IPRI, gave a lecture to IPRI scholars on the topic “Growing Hindu Extremism in India: Implications for Neighbouring Countries” at IPRI Conference Hall. He began the lecture by saying that the growing Hindu extremism in India is a very serious issue and it has serious […]

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Power and Economic Shifts in Global System

Power and Economic Shifts in Global System

IPRI Review Meeting Power and Economic Shifts in Global System (October 29, 2015)  Introduction An IPRI Review meeting on “Power and Economic Shifts in Global System” was held at IPRI conference hall on October 29, 2015. The review meeting analyzed the trends related to the polarity of global economy, and the reconfiguration of global power […]

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Pakistan–Tajikistan relations

Pakistan–Tajikistan relations

The visit of Tajik President Emomali Rahmon in mid-November to Pakistan was a hallmark in Pakistan-Tajikistan bilateral relations. Both the countries have signed multiple agreements of co-operation in the fields of energy, security, trade, defence, culture, infrastructure development and communication. The two sides agreed to increase people-to-people contacts and regular exchange of delegations. Important matters […]

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Conference “Devolution of Power to Local Governments: Challenges and Reforms”

Conference “Devolution of Power to Local Governments: Challenges and Reforms”

General A one-day conference titled “Devolution of Power to Local Governments: Challenges and Reforms” was organized by Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) on September 30, 2015 at Islamabad Hotel, Islamabad. The conference comprised of one working session, in addition to inaugural and concluding sessions. The speakers made presentations on various aspects of devolution of power […]

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