CGSS discusses President Xi’s vision about Shared Future

SIALKOT: A Roundtable Discussion on “President Xi’s Vision: Changing World Dynamics and Shared Future” was organized by Pakistan Research Center for a Community with Shared Future, Communication University of China, Beijing, & University of Sialkot, Sialkot in collaboration with Center for Global & Strategic Studies, Islamabad at University of Sialkot.
A presser released by CGSS on Wednesday said, the aim of the Roundtable Discussion was to bring together intellectuals from the partner institutions on one platform to share their expertise and knowledge on the Chinese concept “Community with Shared Future for Mankind” presented by President Xi Jinping.
The event commenced with the opening remarks of Brigadier Mansoor Saeed Sheikh (Retd), Vice-President (Punjab Region), Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS), Islamabad. He stated that President Xi stresses the common ground between China and the West, including widely shared norms and international institutions.“A Community with Shared Future” is also the guiding principle of China’s international relations today. It underlies China’s strategic thoughts on long-term development of its bilateral ties with other countries. It is a manifestation of China’s foreign policy goal of peace, equality, development and win-win cooperation.
In his welcome remarks, Prof. Dr. Saeed Ul Hassan Chishti, Vice-Chancellor, University of Sialkot, Sialkot discussed role of China, its goals and targets. He stated that China has a very clear dimension and direction towards development, cooperation and peace with Pakistan. Also, peace comes with economic stability.He appreciated the work of Center for Global and Strategic Studies (CGSS), Islamabad that it is connecting countries from all over the world. He stated that CPEC can be a game changer only if we are ready to train and educate our people. Prof. Dr. Saeed Ul Hassan Chishti, discussed about the collaboration between the University of Sialkot and Communication University of China (CUC).
Furthermore, Communication University of China (CUC) is offering degrees and many more opportunities for the students for enhancement of diplomatic ties between the two countries. He was hopeful for more active collaboration between both institutions in coming years.
Mr. Khalid Taimur Akram, Director, Pakistan Research Center for a Community with Shared Future, CUC, gave a detailed presentation on“Building a Community with Shared Future for Peace and Prosperity”. He explained the objectives and goals of Pakistan Research Center for a Community with Shared Future jointly established by CGSS, and ICSF of CUC, Beijing. He stated that The Pakistan Research Center of a Community with Shared Future is a platform to support building an academic network and initiating collaborative academic projects.
Prof. Deqiang Ji, Vice-Dean, ICSF, CUC, Beijing stated that now a days we can see the popularity in the notion of Community with Shared future where people are talking about the future of international diplomacy, how different countries can co-exist and co-prosper in the near future. Also, there is increase in scholarly understanding of the notion and notion is originally proposed by Chinese. –PR