Report – In-house Meeting “Meeting with delegation from German Embassy”

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China-Pakistan Study Centre (CPSC) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) organized an In-house meeting with a 3-member delegation from the German Embassy in Islamabad led by Minister Counsellor Dr. Philipp Deichmann, Deputy Head of Mission on February 3, 2021. The delegation also consisted of Mrs. Shanti Helm, First Secretary for Political Affairs and Mr. Christian Böttcher, First Secretary for Economic Affairs.

Director China-Pakistan Study Centre, Dr. Talat Shabbir, briefed the participants on the working of the Centre and its accomplishments. He underlined that amid change, Pakistan-China relationship remains a constant as both sides continue to maintain close political and strategic communication and coordination to stabilize the regional environment. He added that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was a much needed project for Pakistan as it came at a time when Pakistan was struggling with economic and security issues. He pointed out that prior to CPEC, countries were reluctant to invest in Pakistan but now the situation has changed for the better.

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