Press Release In House Meeting with a five-member Iranian Delegation

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Press Release
In House Meeting
December 17, 2021

The Centre for Afghanistan, Middle East & Africa (CAMEA) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) held an In-House Meeting with a five-member Iranian Delegation. The participants included;  Seyed Rasoul Mousavi, Director General of West Asia at Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Mohammad Sorkhabi, Deputy Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran,  Mr. Masood Haghighi, First counselor, Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Dr. Hamaneh Karimi-Kia, Head of Press Section, Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The discussion was moderated by Chairman Board of Governors ISSI, Ambassador Khalid Mahmood. Director CAMEA, Ms. Amina Khan, Directors of the Centre of Excellence at ISSI and members of the ISSI research team also attended the meeting. The meeting was also attended by Lt. General Sabahat Hussain, Ambassador Abrar Hussain, Ambassador Naela Chohan, Ambassador Riffat Masood and Dr. Qandeel Abbas. The meeting focused on the situation in Afghanistan, specifically the humanitarian crisis, the upcoming OIC Summit in Islamabad, tensions in the Persian Gulf as well as the bilateral relations between Pakistan and Iran.