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NIPS webinar on the prospects of peace in Afghanistan in the wake of the US exit



NUST Institute of Policy Studies (NIPS), organised a webinar on the prospects of peace in Afghanistan in the wake of the US exit here on Wednesday. Titled, “Afghanistan at Crossroads: Promise of Peace & Geopolitical Imperatives,” the webinar brought together eminent experts, veteran security analysts, think tank leaders, and scholars to discuss the challenges of establishing peace in the post-US future in Afghanistan. Participants included Lt Gen (Retd) Naeem Khalid Lodhi, former Defence Secretary of Pakistan, Dr Ashfaque Hasan Khan, Principal, NUST School of Social Sciences & Humanities (S3H), Dr Syed Hussain Shaheed Soherwardi, Professor of International Relations at the University of Peshawar, Dr Vladimir Kozin, Leading Expert, Military-Political Studies Center at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), Dr Ahmet Uysal, Director, Center for Middle Eastern Studies (ORSAM), Ankara, Turkey, Lt Gen (Retd) Zahid Latif Mirza, Former Secretary Defence Production, Sayed Ishaq Gailani, veteran Afghan statesman and the Founder of National Solidarity Movement of Afghanistan, Lt Gen (Retd) Masood Aslam, Former Ambassador of Pakistan to Mexico, Maj Gen (Retd) Syed Khalid Amir Jaffery, President, CGSS, Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS) and Brig (Retd) Mahmood Shah, renowned expert of Afghan affairs.