The theoretical approaches of international relations such as Complex Interdependence and Regionalism explore the strategic dimensions associated with the economic corridors. Regionalism brings agreed-upon regional commitments into limelight in order to foster regional coordination for transforming pledges into actions. Through the process
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
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is an economic initiative aimed at promoting trade and regional connectivity. The environment, in which CPEC will operate has opportunities, the states through the corridor will link up and fulfill the energy needs. However, there are existential
Through CPEC, South Asia would cease to be a region of conflict, and become a region of cooperation. – Mr Ahsan Iqbal, Federal Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control, Government of Pakistan Security has now become sine qua non for development. This
Many believe that Afghanistan’s involvement in CPEC, even if only modest, can be a big confidence-building measure for an Afghanistan-Pakistan relationship which has been tense for quite some time now. In the long run, through Afghanistan, China is planning to gradually connect
There is no doubt that in the today’s globalized world, following the geo-economics rather than geo-politics would offer multifaceted incentives to various regions and countries in the form of faster economic growth, creation of jobs, socio-economic development, energy cooperation and regional connectivity.
Introduction A two-day National Conference on “Changing Security Situation in South Asia and Development of CPEC” was organized by the Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) in collaboration with the Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF), Germany (Pakistan office) on September 19-20, 2017 at Islamabad
The Trump administration has questioned Islamabad’s role in the war on terror, and has warned of severe consequences if the country does not take effective action against the alleged terrorist sanctuaries along its borders. “Pakistan was playing a double game by accepting the US aid while