A conference with title “Turkish Experience, Challenges Faced and Lessons for Pakistan and Muslim World” was held by Khubaib Foundation and Measac Research Center from Pakistan with Turkish Embassy's support and SAM's contribution on 14 April 2014 in Islamabad. A delegation comprising Assoc. Prof. Ali Balcı and Asst. Prof. Mehmet Babacan attended on behalf of SAM and delivered presentations at the conference.
Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey in İslamabad H.E. Babür Girgin attended to the conference as guest of honor and addressed the audience. During the conference, several experts, politicians and academicians from Turkey and Pakistan, including Chairman of Senate Commission on Foreign Policy of Pakistan Hon. Awais Laghari and former chief of Pakistani Inter-Services Intelligence Ret. Gen. Hameed Gul, delivered speeches and presentations on Turkey's successful progress in administrative and economic fields, new initiatives and breakthroughs of Turkish foreign policy, and potential lessons to be derived from Turkish experience by Pakistan and other countries.
During their stay in Islamabad, SAM delegation also attended several roundtable meetings and engaged in exchanges of opinion with Pakistani academicians, opinion leaders, clergy and media members.