|Uzbek ambassador visits IPS|
A three-member delegation comprising H.E. Furkat Sidik, the ambassador of Uzbekistan; Mr. Eldor Aripov, the Deputy Director General of Research and Analysis Coordination Center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan, and the Defence Attaché Lutfullah visited IPS on May 31.
The delegation had a detailed discussion with DG IPS Khalid Rahman on regional situation, prospects for peace and stability in Afghanistan and bilateral relations between Islamabad and Tashkent.
Irfan Shahzad, Lead Coordinator IPS and Mairaj ul Hameed Nasiri, another member of the Institute’s research team, were also present. The two sides also discussed enhancing academic cooperation between IPS and Uzbek research institutions; with some joint projects and events in the offing.