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In the wake of recent developments in the region, specifically US withdrawal from Afghanistan and the role of new Afghan government in regional connectivity and economic integration, IBA China Study Centre commenced one-day day hybrid summit on “CPEC: Emerging Geo-political & Geo-economic Landscape Opportunities and Challenges”

The aim of this one day summit was to explore and identify the future opportunities and challenges for China Pakistan, and Afghanistan’s economic, information, and trade corridor. Our objective was first to understand the challenges faced by the Afghan government in Afghanistan. Also, to brainstorm and find the common and shared areas for future investments, economic, social and information cooperation between the three countries, Pakistan Afghanistan and China.

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Institute of Business Administration




Geo-politics, Geo-economics, China Pakistan Economic Corridor, Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)


Economics | Political Economy | Regional Economics | Strategic Management Policy


This book is based on the keynote speeches and panel discussions at one day G3 CPEC Summit on ‘CPEC: Emerging Geo-political and Geo-economic Landscape Opportunities and Challenges’ organized by China Study Centre (CSC) IBA Karachi on October 23, 2021 at JS Auditorium City Campus IBA Karachi. Considering the importance of the subject, CSC IBA Karachi is grateful to Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad for financial support. Also, Lt. Gen (r) Muhammad Asghar and Dr. Safdar Ali Shah for professional Support. CSC IBA Karachi is thankful to the keynote speakers, Mr. Khalid Mansoor, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on CPEC, Mr. Professor Qian Feng, Director of Research Department & Senior Research Fellow, National Strategy Institute, Tsinghua University, China, and Mr. Guo Chunchi, Commercial Counselor Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China. We are grateful to all the panelists and moderators for their intellectual contributions on the subject. Last but not the least the we are thankful to IBA MBA batch of 2023 for their efforts to make this event a success story.

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G3 CPEC SUMMIT ‘21 - CPEC: Emerging Geo-Political and Geo-Economic Landscape Opportunities and Challenges