Conference on Pak-Afghan Relations

On 17th March, 2017, the CGSS organized a Conference on ‘Pak-Afghan Relations: The Way Forward’. The aim of this conference was to gather intellectuals under one roof and to devise a possible way forward towards strengthening relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan; two brotherly states. The event was hosted by Lieutenant General Muhammad Zahir-Ul-Islam, HI(M), (Retd), Chairman CGSS.
The occasion was graced by the guest speakers which included Mr. Owais Ahmed Ghani- Former Governor KP, Ambassador Amjad Majid Abbasi, and Lieutenant General Khalid Naeem Lodhi, HI(M),(Retd)- Member Advisory Board CGSS. Other important dignitaries who attended the session were:

a. Major General Syed Khalid Amir Jaffery, HI (M), (Retd), President CGSS
b. Brigadier Akhtar Nawaz Janjua, SI(M), (Retd), Member Advisory Board CGSS
c. Major Azhar-ul-Islam, (Retd), Member Advisory Board CGSS
d. Mr. Makhdoom Babar, Member Advisory Board CGSS
e. Dr. Athar Jellani, Agriculturist, Member Advisory Board CGSS
f. Dr. Shoaib Suddle, Global Think Tank Network (GTTN)
g. Barrister Shahzad Akbar, Advocate Supreme Court, Member Advisory Board CGSS
h. Mr. Tauqir Ahmed, Member Advisory Board CGSS
i. Brigadier Mujahid Alam, (Retd), Principal Lawrence College Murree, Member Advisory Board CGSS
j. Brigadier Said Nazir Mohmand, (Retd)
k. Mr. Amer Hashmi, Advisor National University of Science and Technology (NUST), President Global Think Tank Network (GTTN)
l. Brigadier Amir Yaqub, Global Think Tank Network (GTTN)
m. Brigadier Amjad Javaid, SI(M), (Retd)
n. Dr. Fazal-ur-Rahman, National Defence University, Islamabad
o. Professor Humayun Khan, National Defence University, Islamabad
p. IG Tahir Alam, (Retd)
q. Dr. Manzoor Ahmed, Prime Institute
r. Mr. Shakeel Ahmad Ramay, Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)

A special publication will also be developed by CGSS in the light of this conference

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