China-Pakistan Study Centre (CPSC) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) in collaboration with AGAHI and Mishal Pakistan hosted a Webinar on April 16, 2020 titled ‘Political, Economic and Social Impact of COVID-19’. Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, DG ISSI, was the keynote speaker at the occasion. Speakers at the webinar included: Mr. Amir Jahangir, CEO Mishal Pakistan; Mr. Hasan Daud Butt, CEO, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Board of Investment and Trade; Ms. Puruesh Chaudhary, President AGAHI; Mr. Yasir Masood, Geo-Political Analyst and Former Director of Media at CPEC Centre of Excellence, Islamabad and Dr. Ma Haiyun, Assistant Professor, Frostburg State University, USA. More than 100 participants joined the online session and took part in the discussion. The session was moderated by Dr. Talat Shabbir, Director CPSC.
Mr. Amir Jahangir and Dr. Talat Shabbir welcomed the speakers and participants. Dr. Talat said that the purpose of organizing this event was to discuss the situation resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and understand future challenges and opportunities.