Speaker(s): Sherry Rehman
Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Time: 6:00pm

Her Excellency Sherry Rehman, Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States, joined Meghan O’Sullivan for a public address, with opening remarks from Iris Bohnet. Her Excellency discussed the past and present of U.S.-Pakistan relations while sharing recommendations for the future of this highly consequential bilateral relationship. Topics addressed included collaboration in ensuring a sustainable future for Afghanistan post-2014, as well as Pakistan’s progress in democratic reforms and women’s empowerment.  Questions from the audience ranged from Pakistan’s upcoming elections and efforts to combat corruption to potential compromise on drone strikes and ongoing security challenges.