Think tank

The Institute of Regional Studies (IRS) is an independent, non-profit research centre devoted to the study of the region around Pakistan: South Asia, Southwest Asia (Iran, Afghanistan and the Gulf), China, Central Asia as well as the Indian Ocean region. It also studies and analyses policies of major power centers towards South Asia. The Institute was set up in March 1982. It is considered one of Pakistan's leading think tanks. The Institute covers a wide spectrum of research in foreign and internal affairs, economy and industry, science and technology.


Contact details

Website: irs.org.pk/

Organisational details

Year founded:
1983
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Data notes

Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Imported
Data sources consulted: Asian Affairs - Directory of Think Tanks about Asia


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