Relations between the U.S. and Pakistan have been strained in recent months. It is important for the United States and Pakistan to continue their 70-year relationship. Pakistan currently ranks as the sixth
largest country in the world, and they will shortly become the fifth
. This conversation seeks to move beyond the security concerns and focus on development, economic, and other opportunities for partnership between the United States and Pakistan.
Join us for a discussion with His Excellency Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry. He was appointed the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the United States on April 24, 2017. He has served as a Foreign Service Officer for over 36 years, with bilateral and multilateral involvement in the field of diplomacy. Prior to this appointment, he was a Foreign Secretary of Pakistan, representative of the foreign ministry, Additional Foreign Secretary for the UN and Disarmament Affairs, and Director General for relations with South Asian countries. He holds a Masters Degree in International Relations from Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Punjab University, Lahore.
Please join us at CSIS (1616 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20036) for this armchair discussion.