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Pakistan's General Election: Continuity or Change?

31 May 2013 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Chatham House, London


Dr Farzana Shaikh, Associate Fellow, Asia Programme, Chatham House
Professor Ian Talbot, Professor of Modern British History, University of Southampton
Declan Walsh, Correspondent for Pakistan and Afghanistan, The Guardian (2004-11); Pakistan Bureau Chief, New York Times
Chair: Bridget Kendall, Diplomatic Correspondent, BBC



The speakers will discuss the outcome of Pakistan's general election as power is transferred from one elected government to another for the first time in its history. They will consider what the results of the 11 May election will mean for the trajectory of Pakistan's domestic and foreign policy challenges.