Maryam Nazir

CPEC: Corridor of Cooperation

CPEC: Corridor of Cooperation

PAKISTAN and China have kicked off their first trade activity under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project as over a hundred Chinese containers arrived at the Sust post, which is a village in Hunza, from where they will leave for their final destination i.e. Gwadar. In regard of this activity, an inaugural ceremony was also held, […]

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Visit of Iranian Delegation to IPRI

Visit of Iranian Delegation to IPRI

An Iranian delegation consisting of five members including Dr Mohammad Kazem Sajjadpour, Deputy Foreign Minister and Head, Centre for International Research and Education, Amb. Mir Mahmoud Mousavi, Former Ambassador to Pakistan and India, Mr Alireza Khoda Gholipour, Director Asian Studies IPIS Iran, Mr Hosseini, Deputy Director II, West Asia Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and […]

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Visit of Chinese Scholars to IPRI

Visit of Chinese Scholars to IPRI

Mr. Zeng Xiangyu, Associate Professor of Institute of South Asian Studies, Sichuan University, and Dr. Ji Jingfeng, Expert on Pakistan Affairs of Sichuan University visited IPRI on July 29, 2016. Mr. Muhammad Munir Research Fellow, IPRI delivered a presentation on the subject “Pakistan-China Relations” and Mr. Khurram Abbas, Assistant Research Officer, IPRI presented his views […]

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Macro and Micro Dividends of CPEC: Efforts of Regional and International Players to Disrupt the Development in the Region, its Ramifications and Rectifications

Macro and Micro Dividends of CPEC: Efforts of Regional and International Players to Disrupt the Development in the Region, its Ramifications and Rectifications

Introduction: The relationship between China and Pakistan can be best described as promising, flourishing and turning out to be a success story by meeting all the requirements of changing situations. Over the years, this unique friendship has transformed into a strong strategic partnership aspiring to have robust economic cooperation and increasing people to people contacts. […]

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CPEC and Regional Integration

CPEC and Regional Integration

Among the recent developments, Iran and Afghanistan have expressed their desire to join CPEC. Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Pakistan, Dr. Omar Zakhilwal said that CPEC is a great project which is equally relevant to Afghanistan, like Pakistan. Moreover, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the UNGA […]

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Pakistan-India Impasse

Pakistan-India Impasse

The Pakistan-India relations are once again touching the lowest levels of threshold specifically after the allegations poured by India against Pakistan regarding the Uri attack. Situation for both countries was already critical with the recent happenings of vehemence in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK). However, Uri attack is being viewed as an effort to undermine the case […]

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SAARC Overshadowed

SAARC Overshadowed

AMID heightened tensions between Pakistan and India, Pakistan is now ready to host the 19th SAARC Summit in Islamabad, scheduled in November 2016. It is observed that the acrimony in Pakistan-India relations had been dominating the ambitions of regional cooperation and integration. The ministerial conferences that have occurred prior to Summit, signaled messages loaded with […]

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SCO Membership & Pakistan

SCO Membership & Pakistan

Pakistan last month signed the Memorandum of Obligations (MoOs) at the SCO Summit in Tashkent to obtain the full membership of Shanghai Cooperation Organization. The process of granting full membership of SCO to Pakistan got underway in Ufa during Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit in July last year. Since its inception in 2001, SCO has […]

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