IPRI organised a one-day workshop on ‘Optimizing CPEC Connectivity – Region and Beyond’ on 26 April 2017. The Chair of this workshop was Dr. Ashfaque Hasan Khan, Dean, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, NUST, Islamabad. Speakers included Dr Vaqar Ahmed, Deputy Executive Director, Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Islamabad; Ambassador (R) Syed Hasan Javed, Director, Chinese Study Centre of Excellence, NUST Islamabad; Dr Nazir Hussain, Director, School of Politics and International Relations, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
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IPRI is one of the oldest non-partisan think-tanks on all facets of National Security including international relations & lawfare, strategic studies, governance & public policy and economic security in Pakistan. Established in 1999, IPRI is affiliated with the National Security Division (NSD), Government of Pakistan.