30/03 23:06
 

Journalist from Pakistan will hold lectures in Bishkek on security issues in Central Asia

Bishkek, March 30 / Kabar /. The famous writer and journalist from Pakistan Ahmed Rashid will lecture on security and stability in Central Asia, Pakistan and Afghanistan. The lecture will be held on March 31 at Kyrgyz National University.

Ahmed Rashid will visit Kyrgyzstan in the framework of the project «Discover Asia», at the invitation of the International Foundation "Initiative of Roza Otunbayeva". 

Ahmed Rashid is a former Muhajir-Pakistani militant, a journalist and best-selling foreign policy author of several books about Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Central Asia.

Rashid attended Malvern College, England, Government College Lahore, and Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge.

He has been the Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia Correspondent for the Daily Telegraph for more than 20 years and a correspondent for Far Eastern Economic Review. He also writes for the Wall Street Journal, The Nation, Daily Times (Pakistan) and academic journals. He appears regularly on international TV and radio networks such as CNN and BBC World.

His commentary also appears in the Washington Post's PostGlobal segment.
 

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