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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.

Issue Brief on “China Rethinks International Communications Strategy”

Chinese leadership has directed adjustments in the confrontational diplomatic style and media tone pursued in recent years. President Xi Jinping, during a study session...

Issue Brief on “China-Iran Strategic Cooperation Agreement: Cautious Evolution of Bilateral Relations”

On March 27, China and Iran concluded a bilateral agreement to deepen political ties and expand economic cooperation over the next 25...

Report – Public Talk on “China-Pakistan COVID-19 Cooperation”

China-Pakistan Study Centre (CPSC) at the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad (ISSI) hosted a Public Talk by Major General Dr. Aamer Ikram, Executive Director National...

Asia and Competing Visions of Regional Order: Free and Open Indo-Pacific and Belt and...

Abstract Under Donald Trump’s presidency, the United States (US) pushed forward the concept of a Free and Open Indo-Pacific...

Pakistan-China Relations: Beyond CPEC

Abstract In recent years between 2013-18, Pakistan-China relations witnessed a qualitative transformation as the bilateral ties expanded from defence...

Report – WebTalk on “Hong Kong: Current Status & Future”

China-Pakistan Study Centre (CPSC) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) hosted a WebTalk on ‘Hong Kong: Current Status & Future’...

Report – Webinar on “69th Anniversary of Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Pakistan and...

China-Pakistan Study Centre (CPSC) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) organised a webinar to commemorate 69th Anniversary of Establishment of...

Report – Webinar on “Emerging Technologies: Important Tool to Combat COVID-19”

China-Pakistan Study Centre (CPSC) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) in collaboration with Mishal Pakistan and Wusool hosted a Webinar...

Issue Brief on “Pakistan-China Cooperation: Dealing with Locust Outbreak in Pakistan

Even as Pakistan deals with the Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic, it is afflicted with yet another plague of biblical proportions that...

Report – Launch of Report on “CPEC in AJ&K: Regional Connectivity & Beyond”

China-Pakistan Study Centre (CPSC) of the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) in collaboration with Centre for Peace, Development & Reforms (CPDR) organized Launch...