The Centre for Pakistan and Gulf Studies committed to address global menace of violent extremism and contribute In Innovating Means to Resolve Radical Extremism in Pakistan.
In a meeting with Mr. David Knoff the Second Secretary Political of Australian High Commission at CPGS office-Islamabad cooperation in CPGS Project SALAM was discussed. Mr. Knoff expressed his kern interest in Project SALAM on Innovating Means to Resolve Radical Extremism in Pakistan. He was given a brief introductory presentation about the Centre, its objectives and ongoing project.
Mr. Knoff while commenting on the project SALAM said, “the project is well conceived and prepared and I hope it will produce the desirable results.” He said that there are different other organizations and think tanks working on same projects and what they are really lacking is a well implanted coordination mechanism.
Appreciating the efforts of CPGS in approaching international community, relevant stake holders and intellectuals to connect minds and brainstorm, Mr. Knoff said ” the CPGS commitment would make the difference and it is a quite organized and good start”. Mr. Knoffaffirmed that Australian commission will support, participate, and collaborate with CPGS through all possible means for a successful outcome.