ISSI, IPIS hold annual bilateral dialogue

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ISLAMABAD, NOV 23 (DNA) — The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) and Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS), Iran held their annual dialogue on bilateral and regional issues.

 The Dialogue was facilitated by the Centre for Afghanistan, Middle East & Africa (CAMEA) at ISSI. The dialogue was divided into two sessions. The first session was titled Pakistan-Iran Bilateral Relations and was moderated by Ms. Amina Khan, Director CAMEA.

The second session was on the ‘Regional Developments: with a focus on current developments in Afghanistan and changing dynamics in the Middle East’ and was moderated by Dr Hossein Moulla Abdoullahi, Director for Asian Studies, IPIS. The welcome remarks were given by Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, Director General ISSI and Dr. Mohammad Hassan Sheikholeslami, President, IPIS.

The distinguished speakers included Ambassador Hossein Ebrahim Khani, Senior Research Fellow, IPIS; Ambassador Khalid Mahmood,Chairman BOG ISSI and former Ambassador of Pakistan to Iran;  Dr Hossein Moulla Abdoullahi, Director for Asian Studies, IPIS; Ms. Amina Khan, Director, Center for Afghanistan, Middle East and Africa (CAMEA), ISSI;  Ambassador Javed Hafeez, Former Pakistani Diplomat and Dr Alireza Miryousefi, Senior Research Fellow, IPIS. =DNA