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PU PSC organizes seminar
PU PSC organizes seminar

LAHORE: (Wednesday, June 21, 2023): Punjab University Pakistan Study Centre (PSC) has organized a seminar on ‘Pakistan & Changing Strategic Environment’. Eminent educationist Prof Dr Rashid Ahmad Khan, Director PSc Prof Dr Naumana Kiran, Associate Professors Dr Ahmad Ejaz & Dr Amjad Abbas Khan Magsi, faculty members and MPhil, PhD scholars were present on the occasion. In his keynote speech Dr Rashid Ahmad Khan shed light on strategic developments that have appeared in the regions of West Asia, Middle East and South Asia. He evaluated China-Iran and Pakistan relations in terms of Chabahar and Gwadar ports. He also discussed the Saudi Arabia and Iran friendship and its impact on diplomatic maneuverings of the Middle East and Gulf region. He said that India and Pakistan should resolve their problems and let the people of the region make progress. It would be highly beneficial for both the countries and the South Asian region, he added. Dr Naumana Kiran said that Pakistan can avail the opportunities in the developing scenarios by bringing political & economic stability, restricting terrorism and enhancing civil-military relations in the country. Dr Ahmad Ejaz elaborated the Chinese move to extend its diplomatic influence in the Middle Eastern region. He said that the Chinese government declared full support to the Palestine cause. Dr Amjad Abbas Khan Magsi emphasized the solution of regional issues in South Asia using the potential of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and especially China's role in resolving the Iran-Saudi conflict.