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Emerging Technologies & Regional Stability

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THEMES

Economic Development
Mr Hassan Daud Butt, Project Director/CPEC Coordinator/Focal Person, CPEC, Government of Pakistan shares his views on benefits of FTAs with the hope that it will increase Pakistani exports.
Food Security
At a consultative meeting on \'Agriculture and Food Security Policy\', experts termed the draft policy on Agriculture and Food Security a wish list, and say it lacks concrete governance measures. The consultative meeting was organized by SDPI in collaboration with Pakistan Agricultural Research Council and Food and Agriculture Organization here at Islamabad. Raja Taimur Hassan has the story...
Peace and Conflict
Pakistan needs to follow a common narrative to handle the issue of terrorism. Gen (R) Amjad Shoaib says that all quarters should insure presence on the same page, through the common narrative that has come forward after the Peshawar school attack. Host: Tahir Ahmad Dhindsa Guest: Lt. Gen (R) Amjad Shoaib (Defense Analyst)
SD Conference
Federal Minister for Defence Syed Naveed Qamar has stated that social cohesion and tolerance should be the priority agenda for government and the non-governmental organizations to ensure food and energy security in South Asia. The Federal Minister was addressing the opening session of 15th Annual Sustainable Development Conference (SDC), organized by Sustainable Development Institute Policy (SDPI) in Islamabad on Tuesday. The three-day conference titled “Sustainable Development in South Asia: Shaping the Future” is looking at the future of sustainable development in South Asia. Our correspondent Raja Taimur Hassan has more to tell…..
Environment
Benefits of high growth are being eroded due to inconsiderate environment policy made by the experts. Programme Director, South Asia Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), Priya Shyamsundar says that her organization is building evidence to relate this single most important socio-economic issue to an overall policy planning and development paradigm. In an exclusive interview with Tahir Dhindsa she adds that policy outreach and advocacy is the central pillar of her initiative without which research is of little use...
Governance
The violent public strike against the shortage of gas has highlighted their weakness of government policies in addressing this issue. Experts believe Pakistan has few gas reserves left and the available amount is distributed imprudently among the public. Our correspondent Muhammad Adnan has details…
Social Sector Development
Pakistan has failed to meet most of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), as its progress on 25 out of 33 indicators is off track. Speakers at a roundtable discussion on 'Consultations on Post 2015 Development Agenda from Pakistani Perspective,' jointly organized by UNDP and SDPI, in Islamabad say Pakistan needs to put its act together so as to improve the situation. Our correspondent Raja Taimur Hassan reports
Miscellaneous
Former Deputy Chief of Mission(DCM) Chinese Embassy Mr Lijian Zhao shared his views about CPEC status and his experience during his tenure in Pakistan