1st Distinguished Lecture

1st Distinguished Lecture: Normalizing India-Pakistan Trade Relations by Dr Ishrat Husain, Former Governor, State Bank of Pakistan
February 5, 2013
Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
Dr Ishrat Husain, former governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, delivered the inaugural lecture in the Distinguished Lecture Series in New Delhi on February 5, 2013. The panelists at the lecture included Dr Isher Judge Ahluwalia, Chairperson, ICRIER, Mr Salman Bashir, Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India, Dr Surjit Bhalla, Managing Director, Oxus Investments Private Limited, Mr Sunil Munjal, Joint Managing Director, Hero MotoCorp and Dr Rajat Kathuria, Director & CE, ICRIER. 
The lecture on Normalizing India Pakistan trade was attended by Indian policymakers, businessmen, academics and journalists.
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2nd Distinguished Lecture


2nd Distinguished Lecture: Normalizing India-Pakistan Trade Relations by Zafar Mahmood, Former Commerce Secretary of Pakistan and Dr. Rahul Khullar, Former Commerce Secretary of India
November 7, 2013
Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
The 2nd lecture in the Distinguished Lecture Series was delivered by Mr. Zafar Mehmood, Chairman, Punjab Public Service Commission, Lahore and Dr. Rahul Khullar, Chairman, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India; who formerly as Commerce Secretaries of Pakistan and India respectively were instrumental in providing significant momentum to the trade normalization process between India and Pakistan.
The panel comprised of Mr. Salman Bashir, High Commissioner of Pakistan to India; Dr. Isher Judge Ahluwalia, Chairperson, ICRIER and Dr. Rajat Kathuria. The lecture was also attended by Mr. Naeem Anwar, Minister of Trade, Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi, Mr. Sharat Sabharwal, India’s former High Commissioner to Pakistan, and Mr. Arvind Mehta, Joint Secretary, SAARC, Government of India.
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