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Mr. Mir Sher Baz Khetran


Research Fellow

Areas of Research:

Russia, Afghanistan and Central Asia

Mir Sher Baz Khetran works as a Research Fellow at the Institute of Strategic Studies (ISSI), Islamabad. He has done MS.c Political Studies from Quaid-e-Azam University in 2005 and also holds a Law degree.

Khetran joined the Institute in 2009. Apart from regularly contributing to the Institute’s publications, he is also the author of Crisis in Balochistan: A way forward. His area of research is Balochistan and Central Asia.

Other Publications:

 

khetran@issi.org.pk

Issue Brief on “The State of Food Security in Pakistan”

On May 19, 2022, Foreign Minister of Pakistan Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari attended the United Nations conference on “Conflict and Food security” where he...

Report – Panel Discussion “Sri Lanka’s Economic Crisis: Lessons for Pakistan”

The Centre for Strategic Perspectives (CSP) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) organised a Panel Discussion titled, “Sri Lanka’s Economic...

Issue Brief on “Rising Heat Waves and Climate Change: A Wake up Call for...

Climate change has brought tremendous challenges for countries which are not limited to natural disasters alone. Rising global temperatures have wreaked havoc...

Issue Brief on “Covid-19 and Pakistan’s Food Security Issues”

The pandemic created severe impediments to economic activity resulting in drastic changes in the livelihoods of people and the situations of food...

Issue Brief on “The Growing Water Scarcity Issue in Pakistan”

Water scarcity is the foremost critical issue that Pakistan faces today.  The country is the most water-stressed among the South Asian countries...

Issue Brief on “Pakistan’s Policy Emphasis on Geo-economics”

By virtue of its geographical location, Pakistan holds geostrategic significance on the world map. The country possesses direct access to the warm...

Issue Brief on “The State of Air Pollution in Pakistan”

The air quality in Pakistan’s major urban centers has considerably deteriorated over the past five years. Lahore and other cities regularly feature in the...

Issue Brief on “Ehsaas Rashan Madad Program: Government’s Economic Relief Package for the Poor”

In order to reduce the impact of rising inflation on the poor people, Prime Minister Imran Khan, on November 3, 2021, announced a relief...

Issue Brief on “Pakistan’s Response to Climate Change Issues at Middle East Green Initiative...

Prime Minister Imran Khan attended the Middle East Green Initiative (MGI) Summit, where he shared his perspectives on the challenges faced by the developing...

Issue Brief on “Food Security Challenges for Pakistan “

Globally, the issue of food insecurity has taken the central stage of policymakers. Nearly a billion people across the world experience the effects of...