People left behind just as important as those who leave



The Centre on Migration, Remittances and Diaspora (CIMRAD), Lahore School of Economics organized first of its kind international conference on “Social Remittances and Social Change: Links between Home and Host Countries”.

Dr. Peggy Levitt, renowned sociologist and pioneer of the term “social remittances” was the keynote speaker at the event. Dr. Ishrat Hussain, former Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan and Adviser to the Prime Minister on Institutional Reforms and Austerity shared his comments as the Chief Guest at theopening of the conference. Dr. Shahid Amjad Chahudhry, Rector, Lahore School of Economics gave the welcome address.