In The Spotlights NIPS Hosted Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood

Strategic Export Control Division (SECDIV) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) in collaboration with NUST Institute of Policy Studies (NIPS), organized two days international conference on “Promoting Strategic Trade Controls through International Cooperation” on 5-6 September 2022 at NUST Islamabad.
The focus of conference was to develop a greater understanding of Strategic Trade Management (STM), legislative and enforcement framework of the participating states and exchange of best practices for enhancing effectiveness and facilitation of legitimate trade. It also aimed to promote dialogue for international cooperation on peaceful uses of goods and technologies for attainment of UN Sustainable developmental Goals (UNSDGs) through effective implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSCRs). The conference served as a platform to reinforce networking among export control community for promoting global efforts against proliferation of weapon of mass destruction (WMD) and their delivery system.