Rationalizing Discourse on Pak – Afghan Relations: Is a Reset from Acrimony to Amity possible?


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Ms. Shazia Marri & Mr. Sayed Ishaq Gailani

FCC Lahore

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The Centre for Public Policy and Governance (CPPG) in collaboration with

The Centre for Research & Security Studies (CRSS)

cordially invites



a Policy Dialogue


“Rationalizing Discourse on Pak – Afghan Relations: Is a Reset from Acrimony to Amity possible?”


Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 11am

Venue: Rt. Rev. Alexander John Malik Public Policy seminar room E-002

Guest Speakers:

Ms. Shazia Marri has previously served as a Provincial Minister for Information, Tourism and Electric Power of Sindh as well as the Advisor to the Sindh Government on Oil and Gas. She has also led Pakistan’s delegation to the 53rd session of CSW at the UN. She remained a member of Provincial Assembly of Sindh in 2002 and 2008.

Currently Ms. Marri is an elected member to the National Assembly on a general seat from Sindh henceis one of the seven women directly elected to the Parliament in Pakistan. She heads the Pakistan – Austria Parliamentary friendship group and also a member of the Pakistan – Afghanistan Parliamentary friendship group.

Mr. Sayed Ishaq Gailani is the leader of Hezb-e-Nuhzat Hambastagi Milli. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law and Political Science from Tehran University. After the defeat of USSR forces, Mr. Gailani began his efforts for peace building, national solidarity and unity