Aftab Hussain

Aftab Hussein is Research Officer in IPRI.

Guest Lecture on “Pakistan-Russia Relations: Opportunities and Challenges” By Dr. Azmat Hayat Khan

Guest Lecture on “Pakistan-Russia Relations: Opportunities and Challenges” By Dr. Azmat Hayat Khan

Russia is an important country for Pakistan, as regionally Russia is a super power and globally it’s a regional power. Islamabad can have cordial relations with all regional states by improving its ties with Russia. The former Soviet Union did not break, it was a political change from the top. None of the former Soviet […]

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Education System of Pakistan: Issues, Problems and Solutions

Introduction It is mandated in the Constitution of Pakistan to provide free and compulsory education to all children between the ages of 5-16 years and enhance adult literacy. With the 18th constitutional amendment the concurrent list which comprised of 47 subjects was abolished and these subjects, including education, were transferred to federating units as a […]

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IPRI-HSF NATIONAL CONFERENCE “ROADMAP FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH OF PAKISTAN”

IPRI-HSF NATIONAL CONFERENCE “ROADMAP FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH OF PAKISTAN”

Introduction Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) in collaboration with Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) organized a two-day National Conference on “Roadmap for Economic Growth of Pakistan” on October 22-23, 2014, at Marriott Hotel, Islamabad. Prominent scholars, academicians, practitioners and policy makers from all over Pakistan participated in the conference and shared their views on prevailing challenges […]

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‘INVASION OF PAKISTAN’

‘INVASION OF PAKISTAN’

On June 9, 2014 Wall Street Journal published an editorial titled “The Invasion of Pakistan.” The editorial accuses that Pakistani authorities harboured terrorists in the country to use them against India and protect its interests in Afghanistan but with the passage of time the terrorists turned their guns towards Islamabad. Pakistan’s intelligence agency ISI is […]

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Solution of Kashmir Essential for Regional Peace

Solution of Kashmir Essential for Regional Peace

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a recent statement has accused Pakistan of wagging proxy war in Kashmir. A couple of days back while Modi was visiting Kargil region where he stated that Pakistan \”has lost the strength to fight a conventional war, but continues to engage in the proxy war of terrorism [in Kashmir].” […]

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Foreign Propaganda won’t Shake Solidity of Sino-Pakistani Relations

Foreign Propaganda won’t Shake Solidity of Sino-Pakistani Relations

Pakistan and China enjoy a friendship which is based on trust, reciprocity, respect for each other and noninterference in each other’s internal affairs. It has been more than 63 years since diplomatic relations between the two countries were established. Over the period, the two brotherly countries proved that the relations between them have gone beyond […]

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Militants’ ultimate defeat will ensure a prosperous united Pakistan

Militants’ ultimate defeat will ensure a prosperous united Pakistan

On June 15, authorities in Pakistan launched a full-fledged military operation, named “Zarb-e-Azb,” against foreign and local terrorists in the country. So far, more than 400 militants have been killed and 17 army personnel martyred. Several terrorist hideouts, bomb-making factories, training camps and other important installations have been destroyed. Pakistan has been fighting terrorism for […]

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Russian Scholar Mr. Peter Topychkanov’s Visit to IPRI on January 17, 2014

Russian Scholar Mr. Peter Topychkanov’s Visit to IPRI on January 17, 2014

Ambassador Sohail Amin, President Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI), after welcoming the scholar and brief introduction of IPRI opened the floor for discussion. The visiting Russian scholar, Mr. Peter Topychkanov said there were good relations between Moscow and Islamabad in fields such as military cooperation. High Military officers from Pakistan have visited Russia in recent […]

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