Transcript of President of Pakistan Arif Alvi’s address at SSII’s Conference on the Global Non-Proliferation Regime

SSI Conference on the Global Non-Proliferation Regime: Challenges and Responses Monday, 15 October 2018 KEY NOTE ADDRESS BY THE PRESIDENT OF PAKISTAN (Dr. Arif Alvi) Honourable Dr. Shireen Mazari, Distinguished Director General of the Strategic Studies Institute, Respected Scholars, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure for me to address this Conference. I thank the…

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