Events

Monday 20/08/2018 - Roundtable on "BCIM-EC & CPEC within China’s Belt-and-Road-Initiatives".
Dr Li Jing Feng, director, Regional Studies and Strategic Research Centre, Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China.
Mr Annice Mahmood, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics. Read More

Monday 06/08/2018 - Roundtable with Mr. Ivan Ivanissevich on "Avoiding a Nuclear Weapon Race: The case of Argentina and Brazil in the 1970's and 80's".
Keynote address by the Chief Guest - Barrister Syed Ali Zafar, Federal Minister Read More

Monday 06/08/2018 - Seminar on "Crossroads of Regional Integration"
Lead Speaker : Dr. Riffat Hussain
Comments of H.E.Mr. Yao Jing, Ambassador of China
Keynote address by the Chief Guest - Barrister Syed Ali Zafar, Federal Minister Read More

June 11, 2018 - Roundtable on ‘Overcoming conflicts with neighbouring countries: the case of Argentina’
Argentine Ambassador Ivan Ivanissevich gave an overview of the way in which Argentina and its neighbouring countries overcame during the 20th century various border disputes and contentious issues regarding the use of the river Parana and competition in the peaceful use of nuclear energy. Read More

June 06, 2018 - A roundtable discussion on ‘Pakistan-India Relations’, chaired by Dr. Rukhsana Qamber, President IRS, was held at IRS on June 1, 2018. The roundtable featured a power point presentation prepared by Mr. Aarish U. Khan, Editor, into which other IRS scholars had also provided input. The presentation highlighted salient aspects of Pak-India relations including recent developments in Indian foreign relations, situation in Indian occupied Kashmir, latest developments in Pak-India relations, chances of resumption of bilateral peace process, and the upcoming 2019 general elections in India. Read More



  • September 29, 2015

    - The Institute of Regional Studies, Islamabad, launched a book titled 'Indian Grand Strategy-Machiavallian or Kautilyan'. The book is available for sale at Mr. Books and at IRS for Rs.1000/-
  • June 09, 2014

    - Roundtable on 'Pak-Saudi Arabia Relations' with Abdullah Khurram

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  • May 13, 2014

    - Roundtable on 'Afghanistan and Syria' with Dr. Kamal Alam.
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  • April 22, 2014

    - Roundtable on “Indian General Elections' with T.C.A. Dr. Raghavan, the High Commissioner of India to Pakistan.
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  • March 25, 2014

    - Roundtable on “China and South Asia Relations' with a delegation of the Gansu Association for International Friendly Contacts (GAIFC).
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  • February 10, 2014

    - Roundtable on “China's Silk Road and the Regional Peace and Prosperity"
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  • January 21, 2014

    - Roundtable on 'Gwadar Port Development: Geopolitical and Geo-economic Significance.
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  • May 03, 2013

    - Roundtable on 'Pakistan-Azerbaijan Relations with a Special focus on the Contributions of Heydar Aliyev.
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  • April 24, 2013

    - Roundtable Conference held with a Media delegation from Nepal.
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  • February, 20, 2013

    - Roundtable Conference held with a delegation from a leading Chinese daily 'Global Times'.
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  • December, 06, 2012

    - Roundtable Conference held with Senator M. Akram Zaki' on 'Pakistan's Foreign Policy Challenges'.
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  • November, 22, 2012

    - Roundtable Conference held with a delegation of 'India-Pakistan Soldiers' Initiative for Peace' on 'Improving Indo-Pak Relations'.
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  • November, 13, 2012

    - Roundtable Conference held with Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed on 'Pakistan and Changing World Scenario'.
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  • September 19, 2012

    - Roundtable Conference held with Professor Zhou Rong and Mr, Mu Zoncong, Pakistan Bureau Chief of the Chinese People's Daily on 'China: An International Perspective'
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  • September 18, 2012

    - Roundtable Conference held with Mr. Li Xiaohua, Vice President China Association for international Friendly Contacton 'Pak-China Relations'
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  • September 11, 2012

    - Roundtable Conference held with a high level delegation from China, headed by Amb. Zhang Deguang on 'SCO role in Afghanistan'.
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