Webinar on Regional Connectivity

12 Dec, 2022

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Webinar Series 25 Years of BIMSTEC: Opportunities and Challenges in the post-COVID 19 Era


12th December 2022 (Monday) at 10.00 am (IST)


10.00 am: Welcome Remarks – Deepak Mishra, Director & CE, ICRIER

Opening Remarks 1 – Badri Narayanan Gopalakrishnan, former Head, Trade, Commerce and Strategic Economic Dialogue, NITI AayogOpening

Remarks 2 – Pankaj Madan, Deputy Head, India Office, KAS10.15 am – Keynote Address by Rupa Chanda, Director, Trade, Investment and Innovation Division, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)

10.30 am – Panel Discussion
Moderator: Selim Raihan, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Dhaka &
Executive Director, South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM)

Puspa Sharma, Senior Economist, Nepal
Satish Reddy, Consultant on Regional Cooperation and Trade Facilitation, Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Pritam Banerjee, Logistics Specialist Consultant, Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Julian Latimer Clarke, Resident Specialist, Trade and Investment Facilitation Department, Mekong Institute, Thailand

11.30 am – Q & A

11.40 am – Summing Up by Nisha Taneja, Professor and Lead Trade, Investment and External Relations (TIER), ICRIER