Karachi University’s International Relations Department is organizing an international conference on “Afghanistan under Taliban: Implications for Pakistan and the Region” on Thursday, at the Arts and Social Sciences Auditorium.

The former ambassador of Pakistan Dr Jamil Ahmed Khan will be the keynote speaker in the inaugural session. The conference comprises two working sessions and the speakers include Michael Kugelman, Asia Program Deputy Director and Senior Associate for South Asia at the Wilson Center, Washington D.C., USA, Dr Greg Aasen, Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at the University of Westminster, UK, Professor Dr Arshi Saleem, Chairperson, Department of Peace & Conflict Studies, National Defence University (NDU), Islamabad, Dr Rashid Ahmed, Assistant Professor, Department of Peace & Conflict Studies, NDU, Islamabad, and Professor Dr Syed Manzoor Ahmed, Dean, Faculty of Management and Social Sciences, Lasbela University, Balochistan

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Arshad Yousafzai is a Karachi-based journalist covering Education and Human Rights. He can be reached on Twitter @Arshadyousafzay

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