“Workshops and dialogues like the ones by CRSS and other similar opportunities can create a conducive environment for improving bilateral relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan and help reduce misconceptions.”
– Uzair Shagiwal, Afghanistan
“Activities like these can create a positive environment between Pakistan and Afghanistan for friendly co-existence.”
– Ehsan Ullah, Kabul, Afghanistan
“I will request the youth of both countries to engage in such mutual activities to form and act as a pressure group, that can push for positivity.”
– Zabih Ullah, Kabul, Afghanistan
“I have been in Pakistan for last six years. I have observed that the education systems of both Pakistan and Afghanistan do not provide any effective platform for youth to engage in positive endeavors. Hence, such initiatives can play a significant role in improving Pak-Afghan relation by engaging youth of the two nations”.
– Asad Khan, Kabul, Afghanistan
“I thank CRSS for providing such platforms, where youth of Pakistan and Afghanistan can discuss the issues that affect them.”
– Jamshed Ali, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
“The relationship between Pakistan and Afghanistan should be determined by geo-economics rather than geo-politics.”
– Sarfaraz Ahmad Orakzai, Peshawar, Pakistan
“Pakistan and Afghanistan have to fight together against the common enemy i.e. terrorism. Together we can harness peace.”
– M. Zeeshan Khan, Lakki Marwat, Pakistan
“The youth of Pakistan and Afghanistan should sit together and sort mutual issues through dialogues.”
– Abdul Sattar Tareen, Quetta, Pakistan
“Pak-Afghan youth dialogues can play a good role in bringing positive change. Youth mobilization is the need of time.”
– Saba Noureen, Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan.
“I see CRSS’ Afghan Studies Center initiative as the best platform for the youth of both sides to engage for a positive change. We (youth) are the future.”
– Iqra Safdar, Haripur, Pakistan.
“Afghan Studies Center is playing a very constructive role. These dialogues can be very helpful in improving and understanding each-other’s perspective.”
– Iqra Yasmeen, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
“Afghanistan and Pakistan share many things, which other nations do not. Since 9/11 the relations between the two countries have deteriorated. However, trade, culture and sports are the key areas through which peace can be promoted.”