The Xiangshan Forum is a track 1.5 high-end dialogue platform on Asian Security and Defense issues. The 7th Xiangshan Forum was held on October 10-12, 2016 in Beijing, China organized by the China Institute of International and Strategic Studies (CIISS). Under the broader theme of “Build a New Type of International Relations through Security Dialogue and Cooperation” this year’s forum focused on four topics for discussion at the plenary sessions – (i) “Role of Militaries in Global Governance”, (ii) “Responding to New Security Challenges in the Asia-Pacific through Cooperation”, (iii) “Maritime Security Cooperation” (iv) “International Terrorist Threats and Countermeasures”.
The Forum brought together leaders of Asia-Pacific countries, leaders of defense departments or armed forces, Chinese and foreign experts, representatives of international organizations etc. from over 40 countries to deliberate on different aspects of security cooperation in the region. Mr. Syed Munir Khasru attended the Forum as a Speaker and shared his thoughts on “Latest Developments in Terrorism and Creative Approaches to Cooperation”.