Lahore University of Management and Sciences organized the 10th annual South Asian Economics Student’s Meet. Addressing the function‚ former Governor State Bank of Pakistan Dr Ishrat Hussain‚ the founder member of LUMS Saeed Babar and former commerce minister Abdul Razaq Dawood said that the South Asian countries had improved their economy in the last 10 years and maintained positive growth momentum.
The Department of Economics at LUMS presents
10th Annual South Asian Economics Student’s Meet
Date: December 24, 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m.
The 10th Annual South Asian Economics Students’ Meet is the largest conference in the region at undergraduate level. The Department of Economics has arranged a mix of Academic events that will challenge the students’ love for Economics and bring it at par with executable policy-making. And when they are tired of Economics, there are carnivals, a little dash of pop-rock, to good food to rejuvenate the students.
This year’s SAESM in Lahore will take students on a cultural journey of Pakistan that transcends both time and space.
They suggested that to maximize the benefits from globalization and reduce poverty‚ the future agenda should focus on good governance and institutional reform‚ investment in skilled manpower‚ shifting away from low technology exports‚ promoting
Intra-regional trade and mitigating political and geopolitical risks.
The governor said that the economy of South Asian countries had grown rapidly during the last two decades recording an average growth ratio of six percent annually adding the rate had enhanced in early 2000 to seven percent before coming down in 2008‚ and 2009.Frontier Post