June, 2017

Qatar and Greater Politics

Qatar and Greater Politics

As the crisis situation engulfs the Gulf region once again, the world witnesses emergence of blocs and alliances. The diplomatic cut off between Qatar and Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and UAE has come shortly after the unity and power display at Riyadh Summit. The three Gulf countries and Egypt have accused Qatar of supporting terrorism […]

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Post-Event Report of Guest Lecture on “Impact of Climate Change on Pakistan’s National Security”

Post-Event Report of Guest Lecture on “Impact of Climate Change on Pakistan’s National Security”

On June 8th, 2017, Syed Abu Ahmad Akif, Secretary, Ministry of Climate Change, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad and Mr. Muhammad Irfan Tariq, Director General (Environment & Climate Change), Ministry of Climate Change, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad jointly delivered a lecture on the topic ‘Impact of Climate Change on Pakistan’s National Security’ to IPRI scholars at […]

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Visit of Chinese Delegation

Visit of Chinese Delegation

        An eight-member delegation, led by Mr. Wu Sikang, President of Chinese Think Tank Association of Special Economic Zones visited Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) on June 09, 2017. Mr. Sikang is also the Director of Development Research Centre of Shenzhen’s Municipal People’s Government, China. From IPRI, Brig (R) Sohail Tirmizi, led […]

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!یہ بلیم گیم ، فرینڈلی فائر اور ۔ ۔

!یہ بلیم گیم ، فرینڈلی فائر اور ۔ ۔

کون نہیں جانتا کہ کافی عرصے سے کابل کے حکمران گروہ نے پاکستان کے خلاف’’ بلیم گیم ‘‘ کا ایک لا متناہی سلسلہ شروع کر رکھا ہے اور اپنی نا اہلیوں اور خامیوں پر توجہ دینے کی بجائے ہر کام میں پاکستان کو موردِ الزام ٹھہرانا ان کی پسندیدہ روش بن چکی ہے ۔ پہلے […]

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ایک سال ۔ ۔ ۔ اتنی خودکشیاں ؟

ایک سال ۔ ۔ ۔ اتنی خودکشیاں ؟

ہندوستان کے سرکاری ادارے ’’ نیشنل کرائمز ریکارڈ بیورو ’’ کے تازہ اعداد و شمار کے مطابق ’’ سال 2015 ‘‘ کے دوران ’’ 1,33,623 ‘‘ افراد نے خود کشی کی ۔ یاد رہے کہ ابھی تک سال 2016 کے حتمی اعداد و شمار مرتب نہیں ہوئے ۔ ظاہر سی بات ہے کہ محض ایک […]

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Future of Paris Agreement

Future of Paris Agreement

Paris Agreement is the sine qua non of global climate action. Adopted in December 2015, entered into force even before the next UN climate conference in 2016 in Marrakech and being ratified by 147 countries in a record time, the Agreement aims to “reach global peaking of greenhouse gas emissions as soon as possible,” and […]

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CPEC to Benefit all SCO member States

CPEC to Benefit all SCO member States

On 9 June 2017 Pakistan became a regular member of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). Pakistan’s membership of this Organization is going to be beneficial to itself and for all other member states of SCO in many ways including their connectivity and trade using CPEC. This Corridor has come at a very right time, when Pakistan […]

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Cornering Iran

Cornering Iran

From Middle East to Europe, Donald Trump’s first overseas visit has ended with lot of regional and international implications. If one can sum up Trump’s maiden visit to Middle East, it can be considered as a visit to contain Iran, not only politically, but also strategically in the region. There are three dimensions of Trump’s […]

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