Report – In-House meeting with “3-member Delegation from IDCPC”

China-Pakistan Study Centre (CPSC) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) hosted an In-House meeting with a 3-member delegation from International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (IDCPC) to exchange views on issues of mutual interest. The delegation was headed by Mr. Hu Xiaodong, Deputy Director of Bureau I, IDCPC. Other members of the delegation included Mr. Chen Yongpei, Attaché at the Chinese Embassy; and Mr. Jin Enze Fourth-level Principal Staff Member of Bureau I, IDCPC. Dr. Talat Shabbir led the ISSI team at the meeting, comprising Mr. Najam Rafique, Director Research, Mr. Malik Qasim Mustafa, Director Arms Control & Disarmament Centre, Ms. Amina Khan, Senior Research Fellow and CPSC members.

Dr. Talat Shabbir welcomed the delegation to ISSI and introduced his team members. Mr. Hu Xiaodong thanked CPSC for hosting the delegation and introduced his team members.

Ms. Uroosa Khan, Associate Editor at CPSC, gave a short introduction of ISSI to the delegation, and briefed them on the activities and research work carried out at the Institute.

Mr. Xiaodong gave a background on IDCPC and shared that it is an organization under Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. IDCPC works to promote pragmatic cooperation with political parties, media and think tanks around the world. He noted that IDCPC has established contact with more than 500 parties and organizations across 160 countries. He underscored that IDCPC has a dedicated think tank called Contemporary World Studies and ISSI can explore avenues for collaboration with it.

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