phone:+92 51 9203967
  email:irspak@comsats.net.pk

Shahid Ilyas

Research Analyst
Phone:0092-51-9203967
Email: shahidilyas@irs.org.pk
ilyasakbarkhan@gmail.com

Qualification
  • MA in Political Science from Peshawar University, Peshawar
  • M. Phil in International Relations from Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad
  • Diploma in Turkish Language from DILMER, Istanbul-Turkey
Research Interest
  • Foreign Affairs of South Asian Countries
  • Regional Economic Integration and Political Disputes, Terrorism, Middle East Politics, US and NATO in Afghanistan, Pakistan-India relations, Turkish politics, Internal Politics of Afghanistan and Pakistan, The emergence of China as an international player and its impacts on International System.
Specialization
  • South Asia
Publications
  • ‘The Evolving India-Saudi Arabia Relationship in the 21st Century’. In print (2020)
  • Author of the ‘Commonwealth Business Environment Report 2009’
  • ‘The Emerging China, Economy, Political System and Diplomacy’, Spotlight, June 2006
  • ‘Security Environment in Northeast Asia’, Regional Studies, Autumn 2005
  • ‘ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), its Role in Confidence Building and Conflict Resolution’, Regional Studies, Winter 2004-05
  • Responsible for bringing out IRS’ bi-monthly publication ‘Selections from Regional Press’
  • Regular contributor to the opinion pages of Pakistan’s English language newspapers such as daily The News, The Express Tribune, and Daily Times’