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PU CSAS organized a lecture
PU CSAS organized a lecture

Prof. Dr.Rehana Saeed Hashmi, Director, Centre for South Asian Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore, organized a lecture on 31st January 2023(Tuesday) at 11:00 a.m. on "Pakistan – Bangladesh Relations" Prof. Dr. Khawaja Alqama, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Minhaj University, Lahorewas the guest speaker.
The guest speaker started the discussion with the talk about history of Pakistan and Bangladesh and what were the historical factors that played their role for the separation of Pakistan and Bangladesh. Moreover, he further elaborated Pakistan-Bangladesh relations and how they were developed.
Dr Alqama emphasized on three potential perspectives through which Pakistan-Bangladesh relations can improve: visionary leadership which can appreciate and understand the importance of regional connectivity, secondly pragmatic diplomatic initiative and effective state strategy to strengthen the ties between both states.
He further mentioned the key points behind the economic strength and growth of Bangladesh, absence of feudal system, effective land reforms, middle class growth and control, leadership is from middle class families, population control and encouraging women labor.
Faculty members, M.Phil./Ph.D. scholars of the Centre for South Asian Studies, and Department of Political Science, University of the Punjab, Lahore, attended the lecture in which research scholars and the students participated actively.