PIDE, PSDE, KIU jointly organizing a two-day Conference at KIU, Gilgit


ISLAMABAD, MAY 14 (DNA) — The Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) in collaboration with the Pakistan Society of Development Economists (PSDE) and Karakoram International University (KIU) is organizing a two-day conference at the Karakoram International University (KIU), Gilgit from May 17-18.

According to the press release issued from the PIDE in Islamabad Sunday, this Conference will be an initiative to bring together leading economists, public policy experts, practitioners, professionals, academicians, and business, political and thought leaders on a platform to share their expert views on pertaining socio-economic opportunities and challenges in the Gilgit Baltistan (GB) region.

The Conference will feature several activities, including expert talks, panel discussions, open mic sessions and book/report launches covering various aspects of the economy, with a laser focus on Gilgit-Baltistan.

Collaboration and support from the Government of Gilgit Baltistan, local universities, think tanks, development partners, businesses, financial institutions and experts are imperative to realise the objectives of the conference. — DNA