Event Recap

New Atlanticist

Dec 21, 2022

Pakistan’s foreign minister pitches more global aid and investment—and ‘less chaos’

By Nick Fouriezos

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari spoke at an Atlantic Council Front Page event in Washington about how the international community can help Pakistan tackle its challenges.

Climate Change & Climate Action Economy & Business

Amid an ongoing climate catastrophe, the appointment of a new army chief, and a persisting economic crisis, Pakistan has witnessed a multitude of challenges and developments. To offer insights into these issues, Foreign Minister H.E Bilawal Bhutto Zardari discussed the government’s foreign policy goals, opportunities for deepening the Pakistan-US relationship, and Pakistan’s plan to address the climate crisis and resulting economic challenges. 

The event was hosted by the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center on December 20, 2022.

An #ACFrontPage Event

Atlantic Council Front Page is our premier live ideas platform for global leaders to discuss the defining challenges of our time. #ACFrontPage is a high-level event series featuring top newsmakers across multiple digital platforms. Harnessing the convening power and expertise of the Council’s sixteen programs and centers, #ACFrontPage leverages the Council’s capabilities in social media, press, and digital outreach to spotlight the world’s most prominent leaders and the most compelling ideas across sectors and engage new audiences eager for nonpartisan and constructive solutions to current global challenges. This widely promoted program features the Council’s most important guests and content serving as the highlight of our programming.


H.E. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari
Foreign Minister
Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Moderated by

Opening remarks by

The South Asia Center is the hub for the Atlantic Council’s analysis of the political, social, geographical, and cultural diversity of the region. ​At the intersection of South Asia and its geopolitics, SAC cultivates dialogue to shape policy and forge ties between the region and the global community.