Role of Academia in Nation Building

On 7th February, 2017, CGSS organized a Roundtable Discussion on the ‘Role of Academia in Nation Building’. The event was hosted by Lieutenant General Muhammad Zahir-Ul-Islam, HI(M), (Retd), Chairman CGSS and approximately 40 experts from the academia sector attended the session. Extensive discussion was carried out regarding the contribution of academia in various facets of the National Progress. The moderator of the event was Mr. Babur Suhail, Vice President and Legal Advisor CGSS. Important dignitaries who attended the occasion were:

1. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC) Islamabad
2. Major General Khawar Hanif, HI(M), (Retd), Fauji Foundation Rawalpindi
3. Senator Dr. Babar Awan
4. Lieutenant General Muhammad Asghar, HI(M), (Retd), Advisor HEC Islamabad
5. Dr. Shaheen Akhtar, Head of International Relations, NDU Islamabad
6. Dr. Fazal-ur-Rehman, Department of Strategic Studies, Faculty of Contemporary Studies, NDU Islamabad
7. Ambassador Akram Zaki, Fomer Secretary General and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Member Board of Advisors CGSS.
8. Brigadier Mujahid Alam, (Retd), Principal Lawrence College Murree
9. Ambassador Amjad Majid Abassi, Member Board of Advisors CGSS
10. Dr. Javed Ashraf, Vice Chancellor Quaid e Azam University, Islamabad
11. Mr. Shaikh Muhammad Ali, Director Projects HRD, HEC, Islamabad

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