The International Think Tank Forum in 2023, titled "Building a Community with Shared Future & Belt and Road Initiative," was arranged by the Communication University of China, Beijing and Anhui Normal University Wuhu at Wuhu ,China on 26 October 2023 . The Institute for a Community with Shared Future Beijing brought together the 17 think tanks , which are established around the world , representing 155 partner countries of Belt & Road Initiative.
During this annual event, the Communication University of China (CUC) declared the Pakistan Research Center for a Community with Shared Future (PRCCSF) as the top center, emphasizing its role in enhancing research and academic cooperation, promoting the concept of a shared future not only in Pakistan but also globally, and contributing significantly to the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and connectivity, as well as strengthening people-to-people ties. PRCCSF has been awarded with the best Center in the world for enhancing the connectivity through Belt & Road Initiative.
Additionally, the Communication University of China established an academic network of experts and partners in the field of Community with a Shared Future and the Belt and Road Initiative.
It is an honor for the Pakistan Research Center for a Community with Shared Future (PRCCSF) that Mr. Khalid Taimur Akram, Executive Director, Pakistan Research Center for a Community with Shared Future, and Dr. Mahboob Hussain, Chairman, Department of History & Pak Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Member Board of Experts PPRCCSF are also appointed as Research Fellows in this prestigious programme of international academics network for a Community with Shared Future. It is worth mentioning that only 30 experts are appointed in this prestigious network.