BPF Co-Sponsored LSE South Asian Development Conference
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17/03/2018 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE


Event Start Date:
19th April 2018
Event End Date:
19th April 2018
Event Venue:

British Pakistan Foundation supported the LSE South Asian Development Conference on 17 March 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm at the Hong Kong Theatre, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE.

This conference has been conceptualized by the LSE SU South Asia Society in collaboration with the LSE South Asia Centre, the LSE South Asia Development Conference is a unique initiative which has been pioneered to serve as a forum to identify, discuss and influence the development discourse in the region. The forum employs a novel approach to blend issues of conflict as well as development issues of pressing importance in a manner that seeks to unite the region and engage participating delegates into actively contributing towards the goal of the conference.

Some of the distinguished speakers at this conference included:

  • Dr. Edward Anderson (Expert on Indian Nationalism) 
  • Ms. Suman Doonga (Media Director, SPIC MACAY)
  • Mr. Shahid Mahmoud Nadeem (Managing Director, PTV Academy) 
  • Mr. Martin Rama (Chief Economist South Asia, World Bank)
  • Dr. Ishrat Husain (Ex Governor State Bank of Pakistan)
  • Mr. M Khalid Payenda (Deputy Minister of Finance, Afghanistan)
  • Prof. Lloyd Gruber (Former Dean, LSE Institute of Public Affairs)
  • Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed (Chairman, Higher Education Commission Pakistan)
  • Mr. Anshu Gupta (Founder and CEO, Goonj)