Report – Webinar “Providing Debt Relief: Time for Solidarity”


The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) organized a webinar titled “Providing Debt Relief: Time for Solidarity,” on June 1, 2020. The agenda of the webinar was to initiate a discussion on Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Global Initiative on Debt Relief, Pakistan’s current economic situation in the global pandemic crisis and to dwell on possible solutions.

Dr. Salman Shah, Advisor on economic affairs and planning to Chief Minister, Punjab, was the Keynote Speaker at the occasion. The webinar comprised an eminent panel of speakers including: Mr. Farrukh Iqbal Khan, Director General (UN), Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Dr. Usman Chohan, Director, Economic Affairs & National Development, Centre for Areospace & Security Studies; Dr. Abid Qaiyum Suleri, Executive Director, Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Islamabad, Mr. Humayun Akhtar Khan, Chairman & CEO, Board of Institute for Policy Reforms, Lahore; and Dr. Muhammad Iftikhar ul Husnain, HoD Economics, COMSATS University, Islamabad.

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