Patron: Her Excellency, The Right Honourable Dame Cindy Kiro, GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand

“Perception and Reality : China, India, Pakistan and the US political and economic relations”

Guest Speaker: H.E. Mr Afrasiab
Additional Foreign Secretary, (Asia-Pacific) Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad

Event Date: Thursday 4th June 2015
Event Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Event Location: Bell Gully
Level 21, HP Tower, 171 Featherston Street, Wellington, 6011.

Please note no building access after 6pm.

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About the speaker

Mr Afrasiab joined the Foreign Service of Pakistan in 1984. He has done postings in the Embassies of Pakistan in Washington DC, Beijing, Vienna and India. At the Headquarter in Islamabad he was Director of America, India and Director-General of South Asia. He served as the High Commissioner of Pakistan to Bangladesh from 2011-2014. He was also concurrently accredited as Pakistan Ambassador to Bhutan. He began his position as Additional Foreign Secretary in October 2014.

Books written by Mr Afrasiab include, “US Relations with South Asia and Pakistan-India Interaction, 1492-2002, published in 2000”. His “Encyclopedia” on Pakistan’s interaction with China, US and India was published in 2013.

Bell Gully

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