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PU CSAS organizes seminar
PU CSAS organizes seminar


LAHORE: (Thursday, October 7, 2021): Punjab University Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) has organized seminar on “Afghanistan in Perspective: Consequences and Prospects for Pakistan in the Post US Withdrawal”. Executive Director Lahore Centre for Peace Research Mr Nazir Hussain was the guest speaker while Director CSAS Prof Dr Umbreen Javaid, faculty members, Mphil and PhD scholars were also present.
In his address, Nazir Hussain threw light on the Afghanistan debacle and the strategic perspectives of various actors involved in the quagmire. It was briefed that Afghanistan has a history of conflicts with great powers. He said that many powers trespassed her and had a retrieve in dismay. He said that Pakistan has economic and geostrategic interests in Afghanistan in terms of greater connectivity and stability of the region.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was also signed between CSAS and the Foundation for Peace, Lahore.