The recent drone attacks on the Iranian defence forces’ installations are a stark reminder to the revolutionary regime that in the neighbourhood, especially in the Gulf region, countries are looking for an opportunity to sabotage the Iranian nuclear programme before it becomes
Pakistan and the UAE recently marked the 51st anniversary of diplomatic ties. To mark the occasion, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will pay a two-day official visit to the UAE on January 12-13, with an emphasis on strengthening economic, trade, and investment connections
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a transformative project, which holds enormous potential for transforming the lives of the people of Pakistan and region. The most important development project undertaken in Balochistan is the Gwadar Port, which was operationalized on 14 November
The United States is a pre-eminent power. Its National Security Strategies (NSS) are formulated, modified and revealed from time to time, keeping in line with varying interests and evolving threat perceptions. Whether Pakistan finds some space in these or not, it is
PRESS RELEASE, June 30, 2022 ISLAMABAD: In a debut study of its kind, a thorough assessment of the Federal Capital’s traffic woes was conducted by the Islamabad Policy Research Institute. The study is a landmark initiative of its kind, and the survey
PRESS RELEASE, June 20, 2022 ISLAMABAD: Prof. Ahsan Iqbal, Federal Minister for Planning and Development and Special Initiatives, said that Pakistan is need of a long-term sustainable policy plan of action, and one that should not be interrupted owing to political considerations.
Quite recently when Pakistan cherished the principle of ‘no-camp’ politics, it was one way or the other aligned with Beijing. Strong undercurrents of geopolitics made it tilt towards China, and extend its reach to Russia, too. This was all owing to geo-economics.