IPRI – Islamabad Policy Research Institute

Webinar on CPEC and Afghanistan: Future of Mutual Prosperity and Regional Connectivity

CPEC and Afghanistan: Future of Mutual Prosperity and Regional Connectivity

Date: September 15, 2020
Time: 1900 hrs (Pakistan Standard Time)



Themes of the webinar:

1. Lt Gen (R) Asim Saleem Bajwa, HI(M), Chairman CPEC Authority

Keynote Speaker

2. Ms. Tehmina Janjua Former Foreign Secretary of Pakistan

Keynote Speaker

3. Dr. Syed Hussain Shaheed Soherwordi, Professor, Director, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Peshawar

Understanding Economic Advantages of CPEC and Gwadar to Afghanistan’s Trade and Development

4. Dr. Marvin G. Weinbaum, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at University of Illinois and Director Afghanistan and Pakistan Studies at Middle East Institute (MEI)

Building on US’ Gains in Afghanistan: Is US-China Cooperation Possible?

5. Mr. Mir Wais Yasini, Member of Afghan Parliament

CPEC and Pakistan-Afghanistan Trade: Ushering towards Future of Cooperation

6. Mr. Michael Kugelman, Deputy Director and Senior Associate for South Asia, Wilson Center

Navigating Geo-Politics to Geo-Economics: Impact of China’s BRI and CPEC on US’ Afghan Strategy


To participate in the webinar, please register using the following link:


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


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