Report – Roundtable “Delegation from the International Research Council for Religious Affairs (IRCRA)”

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The Centre for Afghanistan, Middle East & Africa (CAMEA) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) hosted a delegation from the International Research Council for Religious Affairs (IRCRA) on December 31, 2020 including participants from Afghanistan. President IRCRA, Mr Muhammad Israr Madani was also present on the occasion. Director CMEA, Ms. Amina Khan, and who also works on Afghanistan, welcomed the delegation and gave a brief introduction of the ISSI.

Director General ISSI, Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry briefed the delegation on global politics and Pak-Afghan ties.

Giving a political and geo-strategic overview of different regions, Ambassador Chaudhry was of the view that in India, the present Modi government is bent on making India a Hindu Rashtra while in the Middle East, many countries are still entangled in civil war. Europe is also embroiled in its internal issues and has not asserted itself as an active participant in global and regional politics.

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