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Among various other events, IPS also arranged a special three-day interaction for Dr. Chapra with ulema from Rawalpindi and Islamabad-based madaris on ‘Islam and Modern Day Economic Challenges’, which resulted in the formation of an ulema’s Working Group on Islam and Contemporary Issues.
In addition, Dr. Chapra lectured at the International Institute of Islamic Economics (IIIE), International Islamic University, Riphah University and University of Management and Technology, Lahore. He visited Jamea Faridia, an Islamabad-Jamea Faridia, an Islamabad-based seminary, and was interviewed by Pakistan Television (PTV).
International relations discussed with Chinese delegations
Afour-member delegation of China Institute of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR) led by Mr. Wang Zaibang, Vice President CICIR, visited IPS on May 11. A roundtable discussion was organized on the occasion.
A five-member delegation of Chinese Peoples Association for Peace and Disarmament (CPAPD) accompanied by Dr. S. M. Rahman, Secretary General, Foundation for Research on International Environment, National Development and Security (FRIENDS), visited IPS on May 18. A presentation was made on “NGOs in Pakistan” by IPS DG Khalid Rahman, followed by discussion Mr. Aftab Iqbal of Strengthening Participatory Organization (SPO) was also present to interact with guests on the subject.