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ESCAP 2016

As you know it very well, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (UNESCAP), headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand publishes Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific – the state of the Economy Report of the Asia Pacific region every year. The Survey is released simultaneously in over thirty countries around the world on the same date.

This year, The Survey for 2016 will be released on April 28, 2016. In Pakistan, the Survey 2016 will be released on April 28, 2016 in the National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST), H-12 Sector, Islamabad at 11:00 am. The venue of the launch is the Seminar Hall of the NUST Business School (NBS). The launch will be Chaired by the Resident Coordinator of the UN in Pakistan Mr. Neil Buhne. Dr. Muhammad Hussain Malik – a former chief of the ESCAP, currently a visiting faculty at S3H, will present the salient features and the main findings of the Survey and Dr. Ashfaque Hasan Khan, Principal & Dean, School of Social Sciences and Humanities (S3H) of the NUST will present the perspective of the Survey with respect to Pakistan.

You are cordially invited to attend the launch ceremony of the ESCAP Survey at NUST on April 28, 2016.

Venue:            Seminar Hall, NUST Business School

Date:               April 28, 2016

Time:              11:00 am

Looking forward to welcoming you at the Launch Ceremony.
With warm regards,


Launch of the ESCAP Survey 2016

Chair               :           Mr. Neil Buhne, Resident Coordinator,  United Nations, Pakistan

11:00 am         :           Welcome Remarks by the Resident Coordinator

11:05 am         :           Video Message by Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, Under                                     Secretary General  of the United Nations and                                           Executive Secretary of the ESCAP
11:15 am         :           Salient Features and the Main Findings of the ESCAP 

Survey by       :                       Dr. Muhammad Hussain Malik, Former                                Chief  Macroeconomic and Policy Section, ESCAP

11:35 AM        :           Perspectives of the ESCAP Survey with respect to Pakistan 

by                    :             Dr. Ashfaque H. Khan, Principal & Dean,                                             School of Social Sciences and Humanities (S3H), NUST 
11:50 am         :           Question & Answer

12:30 pm         :           Concluding Remarks by the Chair​

​12:35 pm         :           Refreshment 

Dr. Ashfaque Hasan Khan
Principal & Dean 
School of Social Sciences & Humanities (S3H)
National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST),
Islamabad ​