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Ninth South Asia Economic Summit (SAES IX)

The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) will host the Ninth South Asia Economic Summit (SAES-IX) in Dhaka on 15-16 October 2016. The overarching theme of SAES-IX is “Reimagining South Asia in 2030”. Deliberations at SAES-IX would focus on envisioning a South Asia which by 2030 will be an upper middle income region with high GDP growth rate, a strong middle class, zero hard core poverty and hunger, sustainable cities, structurally transformed economies with strong manufacturing sector.

 Co-organisers of the event are Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), India; South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment (SAWTEE), Nepal; Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Pakistan and Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS). More details