Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)

The Center for Global & Strategic Studies organized a seminar on "Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)". The event was hosted by Lieutenant General Muhammad Zahir ul Islam HI(M), (Retd)- Chairman CGSS and Major General Syed Khalid Amir Jaffery HI(M), (Retd)- President CGSS. The occasion was graced by the Chief Guest Mr. Zhao Lijiang, Deputy Head of Mission of People’s Republic of China, whereas the speakers panel included Dr. Akram Sheikh- Former Federal Minister/Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, Ambassador Akram Zaki- Former Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Brigadier Akhtar Nawaz Janjua SI(M), (Retd)- Member Advisory Board CGSS and Mr. Amer Hashmi- Advisor National University of Engineering and Technology (NUST). The attendees included economists, experts, academicians, businessmen and students pertaining to Finance, Economy, Social Sciences and International Relations. Other personages who also attended the event were:

1. Major General Haroon Sikandar Pasha, (Retd)
2. Major General Hafiz Masroor Ahmed, (Retd), Vice President CGSS
3. Brigadier Said Nazir Mohmand, (Retd)
4. Brigadier Zahid Mehmood, (Retd)
5. Brigadier Amir Yaqub, (Retd), Global Think Tank Network (GTTN)
6. Brigadier Bilal, (Retd)
7. Ambassador Amjad Majid Abbasi, Member Advisory Board
8. Brigadier Abdul Rehman Bilal
9. Brigadier Waqar Gul
10. Brigadier Iqbal, National Logistics Cell (NLC)
11. Barrister Babur Suhail, Vice President CGSS
12. Barrister Shahzad Akbar
13. Mr. Song, Secretary to Deputy Head of Mission of People’s Republic of China
14. Mr. Makhdoom Babar, Member Advisory Board CGSS
15. Mr. Arif Azim, Member Advisory Board CGSS
16. Advocate Zaildar Ahsan Shah, Member Advisory Board CGSS
17. Mr. Shariq M. Qureshi
18. Mr. Muhmmad Adnan Khan, Joint Director Research and Innovations, International Islamic University
19. Major Noor Khajan Khattak, (Retd)
20. Mr. Atif Saif, Fast University Manager (OREC)
21. Dr. Manzoor Ahmed President Prime Institute
22. Dr. Waqar Ahmed, Associate Professor Islamic University
23. Mr. Atif Bilal, Global Think Tank Network
24. Mr. Imtiaz Qazalbash , President Engineering Corporation
25. Mr. Zulfiqar Qazalbash, CEO Islamabad Consultancy
26. Mr. Zaheer Abbasi, World Bank
27. Dr. Ataul Aziz, FAST University
28. Mr. Zain ul Abideen, Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA)
29. Dr. Zia ur Rehman, Lecturer National Defense University (NDU)

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Media Coverage

The CGSS received media coverage of the event by the following Media Houses:

Pakistan Observer The News Global Times Jang Beijing Review The News- City