Inaugural session for the Second International Conference on Sustainable Development in Contemporary World: Priorities, Challenges and Prospects was held here at Fatima Jinnah Women University.
The stage secretary Dr. Faiza Azhar Khan, welcomed guests, speakers, participants and audience. The Guest of Honor, Dr. Ishrat Husain, former Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), former Federal Minister and one of the most prolific economists of Pakistan, delivered Fatima Jinnah Lecture.
The keynote speaker of the event was Prof. Dr. Hafiz Pasha. Dr. Pasha is a renowned economist presently serving as professor emeritus at Beacon House National University.
International keynote address was delivered by Dr. Lant Pritchett, research director of RISE Programme. Prof. Dr. Bushra Yasmin, Conference Coordinator, welcomed the guests and provided the conference overview. She deliberated on the relatability of the conference theme and contents for current circumstances and elaborated on different sessions and their importance.