Book Launch on “Secrets of the Kashmir Valley”


The Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad (ISSI) organised a launch of the book “Secrets of the Kashmir Valley” by Farhana Qazi on May 30, 2016. The Chief Guest at the launch was Senator Lt. Gen. (Retd) Abdul Qayyum. The event was also addressed by a number of distinguished speakers and participants including Ms. Farzana Yaqoob, Minister of Social Welfare and Women Development, Government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK); Ambassador Arif Kamal, Director, Global Studies, Institute of Strategic Studies, Research and Analysis (ISSRA), National Defense University (NDU) ; Ms. Mushaal Hussein Mullick, Chairperson, Peace and Cultural Organisation (PCO); Mr. Ghulam Muhammad Safi, Convenor All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC); Shamim Shawl, General Secretary Kashmir Tehreek-e-Khawateen; Dr. Amineh Ahmed Hoti, Executive Director of Markaz-e-Ilm, the Centre for Dialogue & Action (CD&A); Mr. Ahmed Quraishi, Executive Director, Youth Forum for Kashmir; Shaista Safi, Manager Programmes, Youth Forum for Kashmir; Tahir Mehmood, Programme Coordinator of MUSLIM Institute and Tooba Khurshid, Research Fellow, ISSI.

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