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South Asia 2020

The New America Foundation is pleased to announce the participants in the South Asia 2020 Conference, to be held in Dubai from January 18-20, 2013.

The conference will bring together a total of 31 experts from Pakistan and India to discuss issues of common interest such as trade, business, IT, water, energy, microfinance, climate change, public health and media. The intent of the conference is to encourage the collaboration of a new generation of experts from both nations in order to develop greater regional integration in South Asia.

Due to the large volume of applications, we have been unable to respond to each individual who applied. Thank you to everyone who showed an interest in this conference. We reviewed over 500 applications, and the selection process was extremely competitive.

The selected participants are listed below:

From Pakistan:

Ahmad Rafay Alam

Asma Yaqoob

Hamid Sarfraz

Noman Omar Sattar

Hussan-Bano Burki

Imran Rasool Khan

Waqas bin Najib

Karim Akram Khan

Dr. Sania Nishtar

Faiysal Ali Khan

Mehr Shah

Babar Farhan

Sayed Inam Ali Shah

Najam Sethi

Jugnu Sethi


From India:

Dr. Nisha Taneja

Anirban Biswas

Anshul Mishra

Nitin A. Gokhale

Dr. Monika Chansoria

Dr. J.Jeganaathan

Archna Negi

Tridivesh Singh Maini

Shruti Pandalai

Dr. Shafqat Khan

Dr. Arijita Dutta

Pritpal Singh Randhawa

Omair Ahmad

Prabhat Kumar

Arastu Zakia

  Stalin K.

Event Time and Location

Friday, January 18, 2013 - 1:00pm - Sunday, January 20, 2013 - 1:00pm
Dubai, United Arab Emirates