Our Center together with Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) organized a roundtable meeting in Ankara, on 16th April 2018. This was the latest of the subsequent dialogues initiated with the Memorandum signed in 2003 in Ankara. The preceding ISSI-SAM dialogue had been held last year in İslamabad.
The meeting was started with the welcoming remarks by Dr. Ufuk Ulutaş, Chairman of SAM, and by Ambassador (Retired) Khalid Mahmood, Chairman of ISSI.
During the fruitful meeting, Turkey-Pakistan bilateral relations, latest regional developments especially in the Middle East and Asia were discussed by ISSI delegates, academics and MFA officials.
After the roundtable meeting, ISSI Chairman Khalid Mahmood addressed to a group of academics and students at a seminar entitled “70 years of Pakistan-Turkey Relations” at Social Sciences University of Ankara.