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Second Meeting of the Pakistan Panel on Economy of Tomorrow
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South Asian Regional Forum on Economy of Tomorrow
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  1. 1. Second Meeting of the Pakistan Panel on Economy of Tomorrow (23 February 2014) FES-Office Islamabad South Asian Regional Forum on Economy of Tomorrow(24-25 February 2014) Marriott Hotel, Islamabad Responsible for the Program: Planning and Organisation: Philipp Kauppert Resident Director, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Pakistan rd@fes-pakistan.org Cell: +92-345-5574067 Abdul Qadir Programme Coordinator Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Pakistan Cell: +92-345-5005621 qadir@fes-pakistan.org Shoukat Ali Secretary and Admin Assistant Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Pakistan shoukat@fes-pakistan.org Cell: +92-345-5574061 Venue of the Second Meeting of the Pakistan Panel (23.2.14) FES office, House 10-A,.Street 31, F-8/1, Islamabad Tel: +92 51 2850912-16, Fax: 92 51 2850917: Web: www.fes-pakistan.org. Venue of the South Asian Forum (24-25.2.14) Marriott Hotel, Islamabad Aga Khan Road, Shalimar 5-PO Box1251 Islamabad, Pakistan Tel: +92 51 2826121 Web: http://www.marriott.com/isbpk Accommodation: Marriott Hotel, Islamabad Aga Khan Road, Shalimar 5-PO Box1251 Islamabad, Pakistan Tel: +92 51 2826121 Web: http://www.marriott.com/isbpk Transportation: Tariq Mahmood Driver, FES Pakistan Cell: +92 345 5574065
  2. 2. Sunday, 23rd February 2014 Second Meeting of the Pakistan Panel on Economy of Tomorrow FES Office (House 10-A, Street 31, F-8/1), Islamabad The second meeting of the Pakistan Panel on the Economy of Tomorrow is combined with and followed by the South Asian Regional Forum on Economy of Tomorrow during 23-25th February 2014 at Islamabad. The Pakistan Panel meeting will commence with lunch on Sunday 23rd February at the FES office in Islamabad. The working sessions will discuss one unfinished topic of the country strategy for the World Market and a new topic of the current IMF Pakistan Programme. The programme will be structured as in the first meeting where the chairs of the respective sessions will invite the convener for presentation on the topic, followed by inputs of the selected discussants before starting the general discussion by panel members. The discussion in the near and planned future engagements of the panel will take place in the concluding session. The agenda of the second EOT meeting is as follows: rd Sunday, 23 February 2014, FES Office, Islamabad Arrival of the participants 13:00-14:00 Welcome Lunch 14:00-16:00 Background and objectives of the EoT Project Philipp Kauppert, FES, Pakistan Session-I: World Market Strategy and Protection from External Shocks Chair: Asad Zaman, Islamabad Presentation: Discussants: Hafiz A. Pasha (20 min.) Sakib Sherani (10 min.) Other Panel members (30 min.) 16:00-16:30 Remarks by the Chair Tea/Coffee break 16:30-18:30 Chair: Saba Gul Khattak, Islamabad Session-II: Pakistan under the Current IMF Programme Presentation: Hafiz A. Pasha (30 min.) Discussants: M. Ziauddin (10 min.) Asad Zaman (10 min.) Other Panel members (30 min.) Remarks by the Chair 18:30- 21:30 Vote of thanks Dinner Reception at FES joined by: - the International guests - FES friends and partners in Islamabad Transfer to Marriott Hotel (out-station participants)
  3. 3. Monday, 24th February 2014 South Asian Regional Forum on Economy of Tomorrow Ambassador Hall-III, Marriott Hotel, Islamabad 09:45 Registration of participants 10:0010:20 Opening Session: Welcome remarks, introduction to the first South Asian EoT Forum Philipp Kauppert, Resident Representative, FES Pakistan Abid Suleri, Executive Director, SDPI, Islamabad 10:2011:30 Session I: The Economy of Tomorrow: Contexts and Challenges Moderator: Felix Schmidt, Resident Representative FES India Presentations (15 mins.each): How to produce a socially just, sustainable and green dynamic growth for a Good Society? Marc Saxer, Resident Representative, FES Thailand Decent Capitalism – Lessons learned from the European crisis? Hansjörg Herr, Professor, BSEL, Germany Lead Comments: Hafiz A. Pasha, Convener Pakistan EoT Panel, Islamabad Questions, answers, discussions 11:3012:00 12:0013:30 Coffee Break Session II: Creating socially inclusive, sustainable economic models: Experiences from the region Moderator: Muhammad Ziauddin, Executive Editor, TET, Islamabad Presentations (10 mins. each) Poverty reduction in Bangladesh: how to promote a socially inclusive economy? Towfiqul Islam Khan, Research Fellow, CPD, Dhaka Innovations and service industry in India: how to create more value adding sectors? Ramgopal Agarwala, Distinguished Fellow, IHC, India Social inclusion and effective policies in Nepal Naresh Rimal, Senior Economist, Nepal Expanding social safety nets in Pakistan: experiences from different government schemes Vaqar Ahmed, Deputy Executive Director, SDPI, Islamabad Lead Comments: Asad Zaman, Vice Chancellor, PIDE, Islamabad Questions, answers, discussions 13:3014:30 Lunch break Nadia Coffee Shop
  4. 4. 14:3016:00 Session III: Panel Discussion on Industrial Policies in South Asia-Lessons from international experiences and contemporary debates Moderator: Sakib Shirani, Chief Executive Officer, MEI, Islamabad Panelists (10 mins. each) Hansjörg Herr, Professor, BSEL, Germany Mustafizur Rahman, Executive Director, CPD, Bangladesh Hafiz A. Pasha, Convener, EoT Pakistan, Lahore Atul Sood, Associate Professor, CSRD, New Delhi Questions, answers, discussions 16:0017:30 Break, time at free disposal Note: the following program on Monday, 24th February, will be a public seminar, including media, interested citizen, professionals experts and policy makers 17:30 18:0019:30 Registration of participants Seminar on Economic Policies for Inclusive and Sustainable Development in South Asia Venue: Crystal Ball Room, Marriott Hotel Programme Welcome Remarks: Philipp Kauppert, Resident Representative, FES Abid Suleri, Executive Director, SDPI Presentations: Salient Features of the Country Studies on the Economy of Tomorrow Bangladesh: Mustafiz-ur-Rahman, Executive Director, CPD, Bangladesh India: Ramgopal Agarwala, Distinguished Fellow, IHC, India Pakistan: Hafiz A. Pasha, Former Federal Minister for Finance, Pakistan Questions, answers, discussions Moderator: Vaqar Ahmed, Deputy Executive Director, SDPI Keynote Addresses: Sartaj Aziz, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs and National Security Ahsan Iqbal, Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms 19:45 Dinner
  5. 5. Tuesday, 25th February 2014, Ambassador – III, Marriott Hotel, Islamabad 10:0011:30 Session IV: Interactive Workshop on The political economy of change: The way forward for progressive discourses? Moderator: Abdul Qadir, Progamme Coordinator and Advisor, FES, Pakistan Opening remarks: Philipp Kauppert, FES, Pakistan Marc Saxer, FES, Thailand Muhammad Ziauddin, Executive Editor, TET, Islamabad General Discussion Syntheses by the Moderator 11:3012:00 Coffee break 12:0012:30 Concluding Session with Ahsan Iqbal, Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Welcome Note: Philipp Kauppert, FES, Pakistan Presentation of Conference Report: Vaqar Ahmed, SDPI Remarks of the Chief Guest Concluding Remarks : Hafiz A. Pasha Vote of thanks: Abid Suleri, SDPI 12:3014:00 Lunch Venue: Dynasty Restaurant 14:0015:00 Time at free disposal 15:00 Political excursion (see separate program) 19:00 Farewell Dinner Departure of Pakistani participants (optional) Venue: Polo Lounge, Saidpur Village 21:00 Transfer to Marriott Hotel Wednesday, 26th February Morning Departure of participants

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