International Conference

IRD and Faculty of Social Sciences’ joint 2-day International Conference titled “China Pakistan Economic Corridor: Building Narratives” is scheduled to be held on 17-18 November 2021 at Quaid-e-Azam Auditorium, IIU Shah Faisal Masjid Campus. Scholars from over twenty universities in Pakistan and abroad will enlighten the audience on the topic.

This conference aims to present the ongoing and forecasted benefits of CPEC to the public to become part of it rather

Then opposing it by accompanying the view of many negative forces (internal and external) involved to project it against Pakistan’s interests. The conference also aims to highlight the deficiencies/

Shortcomings of CPEC with a purpose to provide guidelines to the policymakers to make this project even more productive for the masses, on a large scale. The conference received papers on the themes given below:

  1. Socio-cultural impacts of CPEC on Pakistan.
  2. Strategic importance of CPEC in the regional and trans-regional context.
  3. Macro and micro assessment of the economic impact of CPEC on Pakistan.
  4. Role of Media and CPEC narratives.

Program Schedule & Abstract