President retired ambassador Khan Hasham bin Saddique provided a brief historical overview of Pak-US relations and said: 'Unfortunately, our relationship with the US has historically suffered due to a lack of trust on both sides.'
President of IPRI
Ambassador (R) Khan Hasham bin Saddique giving a historical overview of Pak-US relations said unfortunately the relationship suffered due to lack of trust on both sides and the word 'transactional' best described their relationship.
Earlier, welcoming the eminent speaker, diplomats, senior academics, students and media channels, President of IPRI
Ambassador (Retd.) Khan Hasham bin Siddique provided a brief historical overview of Pak-US relations and said that despite multiple centres of power emerging around the globe, the US remains the sole super power given its economic, technological and military power.
The Fellow Researcher at IPRI
, Khalid Hussain Chandio, provided a brief historical context related to Pakistan's fight against terrorism and combating extremism for world peace.
Director Research Brig (retd) Mehboob Qadir led the briefing.
At the outset, an overview was given of the Institute and the delegation was informed about the genesis of IPRI
, its main goals, the focus of its research and other activities.
Welcoming the Minister for Information and Broadcasting, speakers, media and diplomats to the Media Workshop, President of IPRI
Ambassador Vice Admiral (R) Khan Hasham Bin Saddique acknowledged the excellent way in which Pakistan handled the Pulwama episode.
Acting President IPRI
Mohammad Mehboob Qadir said South Asia due to its geo-strategic location and geo-economic potential, had witnessed contest of major world powers resulting in formation of alliances and coalitions to serve common objectives.
Concluding the two-day conference, IPRI
Acting President Brig (r) Mohammad Mehboob Qadir thanked AJK President Sardar Masood Khan, speakers from various countries, participants and the media for an interactive and productive event.
The country's ranking has been included in the International Property Rights Index (IPRI
) 2018 of the Property Rights Alliance.
The doctrine also offers a new picture of how India separates the control of its nuclear weapons between military and civilian authorities, said the speakers at the Panel Discussion on organised by IPRI
Dr Kamal Monnoo, member of the Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI
) Board of Governors and an economics scholar, said that trade liberalisation would speed up normalisation.