Press Release – MoU between Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad and SETA, Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research, Turkey

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Press Release

MoU between Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad and SETA, Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research, Turkey
November 18, 2021

The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) represented by its Director General ISSI, Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry and SETA, Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research Turkey represented by its General Coordinator, Mr. Burhanettin Duran signed an MoU on November 18, 2021.  Cooperation between the two organizations concerns the establishment and promotion of regular relationships in academic and research fields in an institutionalized framework. Director Centre for Afghanistan, Middle East & Africa (CAMEA) at ISSI moderated the ceremony.

Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry welcomed the signing of this MoU as a constructive and useful collaboration between ISSI and SETA. He hoped that this association would produce quality research and dialogue for mutual benefit.

Mr. Burhanettin Duran expressed his gratitude and briefly outlined the workings of SETA.  He too voiced his optimism about future collaboration with ISSI in joint research. He said that the entire team at SETA looks forward to a fruitful partnership with ISSI.

Ms Amina Khan, Director, CAMEA also emphasized the need for shared research and discourse on issues of regional and international importance affecting Pakistan and Turkey. She hoped that the collaboration between ISSI and SETA would further enhance ties between Pakistan and Turkey in a concrete manner, translating into a productive partnership, which is mutually beneficial.