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India-Pakistan and the SCO platform

India-Pakistan and the SCO platform

In the globalized world of today, where terrorism, extremism, drug trafficking, border security and environmental degradation have altered the security landscape of the world, multilateral approaches are being employed to address the transnational challenges. A number of regional as well as international organizations have emerged on the world stage, the political actors in pursuance of economic goals […]

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CPEC to Benefit all SCO member States

CPEC to Benefit all SCO member States

On 9 June 2017 Pakistan became a regular member of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). Pakistan’s membership of this Organization is going to be beneficial to itself and for all other member states of SCO in many ways including their connectivity and trade using CPEC. This Corridor has come at a very right time, when Pakistan […]

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SCO and Regional Security

SCO and Regional Security

  Introduction An IPRI Review meeting on “SCO and Regional Security” was held at IPRI conference hall on August 8, 2016. In the prevalent era of globalization, a number of regional organizations have emerged on world stage. These organizations have become multifunctional pursuing security and economic goals. States through these regional platforms are trying to […]

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Pak-Kazakhstan relations: A welcome initiative

Pak-Kazakhstan relations: A welcome initiative

On the special invitation of President of Kazakhstan, H.E Nursultan Abishevich Nazarbayev,   a high-level Pakistani delegation led by Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif paid a two days visit to Astana, Kazakhstan, on 25-26 August 2015. The military operation Zarb-e-Azb and China-Pakistan Economic corridor are two game changers in the region – the first one for […]

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OUTCOME OF SCO SUMMIT

OUTCOME OF SCO SUMMIT

THE 15th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit was held in Ufa, Russia on 9-10 July 2015. The summit was unique in many ways. Firstly, for the first time in the 15 years of the SCO, it was decided to increase the number of its members. The summit marked the commencement of the official process for […]

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Ascertaining Agendas for Alternative Alliances: What Pakistan can Learn from SCO?

Ascertaining Agendas for Alternative Alliances: What Pakistan can Learn from SCO?

Guest Lecturer:  Dr. Najam Abbas, Senior Fellow, South and Central Asia, East-West Institute, Belgium Date and venue:  December 31, 2014, IPRI Conference Hall   Following were the salient features highlighted by the speaker:   Various factors including friction-free, reassuring and rewarding relationship, influenced relations between China and the Central Asian States. China’s relationship with its […]

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