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Muhammad Faisal


Research Fellow

Areas of Research:

China-Pakistan Relations

Faisal is a Research Fellow at the China-Pakistan Study Centre. He served as Research Associate at the Centre for International Strategic Studies (CISS). He has earned an M. Phil in Strategic Studies from the Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), Islamabad. His areas of interest includes China-Pakistan Relations, CPEC, conflict and cooperation in South Asia.

National Seminar Report on “Poverty Alleviation in Pakistan: Learning from Success Stories”

Welcome Remarks  Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry Director General, Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, Director General ISSI, welcomed President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi...

CPEC and Regional Connectivity: Navigating the South Asian Politics

Abstract New dynamics of competition between countries are emerging in the quest for promoting regional connectivity. Several economic corridor projects are being pushed by different...

Report – Round Table of China Study Centres and Institutes in Pakistan

CONCEPT NOTE The friendship between Pakistan and China has developed with time. Bilateral relations are multi-faceted, with a growing economic component. With the advent of...

Report – In-House Meeting with Delegation from Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences

The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) hosted an In-House meeting with a delegation from Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (SAAS) on April 17, 2019....

Report – In-House Meeting with 6-Member Maldives Delegation

The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISS) hosted an In-House Meeting with a 6-member delegation from Pakistan-Maldives Friendship Association on December 26, 2018. The...

Report – In-house meeting with 5-Member Chinese Media Delegation

The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) held an In-House Meeting with a 5-member Media Delegation from China on July 30, 2018. The members...

Report – In-house meeting with “Chinese Delegation from CPPCC”

The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) hosted an In-House Meeting on May 23, 2018, with a 6-member Chinese delegation from Foreign Affairs Committee...

Impact of Geo-economics on Pak-China Strategic Relations

Abstract Geo-economics is becoming an integral component of inter-state relations. States are employing economic instruments to project their power, thus, redefining their traditional relations with...

Putting Pakistan Right: Standpoints on the War on Terror, Energy, Transit Corridors & Economic...

Pakistan has been confronting multifarious challenges during the past decade. Scholars have examined the ‘roots’ of Pakistan’s critical issues through a security-centric discourse, yet,...

Issue Brief on “Analysing US Objections to CPEC”

For more than two years, the United States, which takes a position on every matter in international politics, was conspicuous by its silence on...