Press Release – Signing of MOU between ISSI-THSI


Press Release 

Signing of MOU between
China-Pakistan Study Centre at The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad
The Human Security Institute

China-Pakistan Study Centre (CPSC) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The Human Security Institute (THSI) on September 3, 2021 in an MoU Signing ceremony. Dr. Talat Shabbir, Director CPSC and Mr. Rafique Ahmed Qureshi, DG-THIS signed the MoU on behalf of both institutes.

MoU between CPSC, ISSI and THSI has established institutional linkages between both institutes for collaborative research and dialogue on issues of mutual interests.

Speaking at the ceremony, Dr. Talat Shabbir said “human security has emerged as an important topic in the contemporary era” and two institutes must find ways and means for practical cooperation. Meanwhile, Ambassador Fouzia Nasreen, representing THSI remarked that there is a need to study human security from different perspectives and this MoU provides a platform for undertaking in-depth research and dialogue.

Ambassador Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry, Director General Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad, ISSI in his concluding remarks appreciated both sides for concluding the MoU and hoped that it would deepen cooperation between the Institute and the THIS in the domain of human security.