Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Institute of Foreign Affairs & National Security (IFANS) Seoul, Republic of Korea on August 27, 2021 in a virtual signing ceremony. Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, DG ISSI and Ambassador Younghju OH, President IFANS signed the MoU documents on behalf of both institutes.  

Ambassador Mumtaz Zahra Baloch, Ambassador of Pakistan to South Korea and Ambassador Sangpyo Suh, Ambassador of Republic of Korea to Pakistan also attended the MoU Signing Ceremony.

MoU between ISSI and IFANS has established institutional linkage between two leading think-tanks for academic exchange, research collaboration and dialogue on issues of mutual interest. 

Meanwhile, Prof. Dr. Wongi Choe, Head Centre for ASEAN-India Studies at IFANS moderated the ceremony. And, Dr. Talat Shabbir, Director China-Pakistan Study Centre, ISSI delivered vote of thanks.