Seminar 2014

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“Stability and the Economics of Regional Peace in South Asia”



    Chief Guest

    President of Pakistan

    Mr.Mamnoon Hussain

    Moderator / Chair

    Mr. Shamshad Ahmad Former Foreign Secretary


    Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed
    Security Matrix in South Asia


    Dr. Andrew Small Transatlantic fellow with the Asia Program at the German Marshall Fund of USA
    Sustainable Peace in South Asia: Role of Major Powers


    Dr Oleg Kulakov Advisor to the Center for Energy and Security Studies (CENESS), Russia
    Peace and Economics of Regional Security in South Asia


    Dr Ye Hailin Chief editor of South Asia Studies, China
    Regional Connectivity and Peace


    Mr. Javed Jabbar Former Senator & Federal Minister
    Soft Power: Consolidating Connectivity for Regional Peace

Seminar Program

    Registration 1810 - 1830 hrs
    Arrival of Chief Guest 1840 hrs
    Recitation and translation from Holy Quran 1840 - 1845 hrs
    Seminar program and introduction by DG ISSI 1845 - 1855 hrs
    Welcome Address by DG DEPO 1855 - 1900 hrs
    Key Note Address by Chief Guest 1900 - 1910 hrs
    Handing over session proceeding to the Presiding Officer 1910 - 1920 hrs
    Speaker - 1 1920 - 1940 hrs
    Speaker - 2 1940 - 2000 hrs
    Short Break 2000 - 2020 hrs
    Speaker - 3 2020 - 2040 hrs
    Speaker - 4 2040 - 2100 hrs
    Speaker - 5 2100 - 2120 hrs
    Interactive Session (Q&A Session) 2120 - 2150 hrs
    Summing up by Presiding Officer 2150 - 2155 hrs
    Souvenir Distribution 2155 - 2200 hrs
    Dinner 2200 hrs

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