• Navigating Great Power Competition:
    A Developing World Perspective

    A premier dialogue organized annually by IPRI. This year at Margalla Dialogue IPRI aims to host thinkers and leaders from around the world to articulate the changing international politics and great power competition, inspire tech-oriented discussions, and pave a fresh start for the region at large.


    Opening Session

    Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

    Forum A

    Economic Decision-Making in times of Global Crises

    Forum B

    The Future International Order

    Special Session

    President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

    Forum C

    Being Human in the Age of Technology

    Forum D

    Pakistan at 100

    Special Session

    Pakistan Future

  • Speakers

    Dr Arif Alvi

    President of Pakistan

    Mian M. Shehbaz Sharif

    Prime Minister of Pakistan

    General Qamar Javed Bajwa NI, HI

    Chief of Army Staff, Pakistan

    Ishaq Dar

    Minister of Finance of Pakistan

    Peter Singer

    Professor of Bioethics, Princeton University

    Dmitri Trenin

    Member, Russian Council on Foreign and Defence Policy

    Steve Breyman

    Associate Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

    Nasim Zehra

    Policy Analyst, Pakistani Journalist

    Javed Jabbar

    Fromer Senator and Federal Minister

    Maheen Rahman

    CEO, InfraZameenn

    Ali Jehangir Siddiqui

    Pakistan's Ambassador for Foreign Investment

    Christophe Jaffrelot

    Political scientist

    Bruno Maçães

    Senior Advisor, Flint Global

    Tao Yitao

    Director, China Center for Special Economic Zone Research, Shenzhen University

    Shen Dingli

    Professor of International Relations, Fudan University

    Velina Tchakarova

    Director, Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy

    Meghan O'Sullivan

    Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor, Practice of International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

    Aisha Khan

    Head, Civil Society Coalition for Climate Change & Mountain and Glacier Protection Organization

    Dr Aneel Salman

    Chair Economic Security, IPRI

    Hans Timmer

    Chief Economist, South Asia

    Mushahid Hussain Syed

    Senator, Senate of Pakistan

    Umar Saif

    CEO, SurveyAuto

    Dr. Mohammed Abdullah Al-Ali

    CEO, New TRENDS Research and Advisory

    Sultan Khalifa al Rubaei

    Head of Economic Studies Section, New TRENDS Research and Advisory

    Anna Choi

    Director and SRF, Future Consensus Institute

    Dr.Vilas Nitivattananon

    Dean, Asian Institute of Technology

  • IPRI

    IPRI is one of the oldest non-partisan think-tanks on all facets of National Security including international relations & lawfare, strategic studies, governance & public policy and economic security in Pakistan. Established in 1999, IPRI is affiliated with the National Security Division (NSD), Government of Pakistan.