An engaging conference on equitable and sustainable growth held at LUMS
The first day of “Pathways to Development: Equitable and Sustainable Growth in Pakistan” saw prominent academics, researchers, social scientists, practitioners, policymakers, politicians, and great minds from the Pakistani diaspora gather at LUMS to discuss issues vital to sustainable development in Pakistan.
Experts Discuss Pakistan’s Energy Issues and Solutions
Experts from the energy sector joined the LUMS community for a panel discussion, ‘Radical Solutions to Energy Challenges of Pakistan’ on December 14, 2022. The session was organised by the LUMS Energy Institute (LEI) in collaboration with the Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) as part of the Grand National Dialogue (GND) by the Prime Minister's Office of Pakistan.
The esteemed panel included Sheheryar Omer, CEO, Petroleum Institute of Pakistan; Naz Khan, Strategic Division Head, K-Electric and Dr. Fiaz Ahmad Chaudhry, Director, LEI. The discussion was moderated by Dr. Naveed Arshad, Founding Member, LEI and Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering, LUMS.
Guest Speaker Session: Mr. Faisal Sheikh
The Pepsi Dining Centre is getting a makeover! PepsiCo has extended its support to LUMS by agreeing to fund the redesigning and renovation of the entire dining area and upgrading it to a contemporary and practical space, aligned with the PepsiCo and LUMS brands.
To formalise the agreement, an MoU signing ceremony was held at the University on December 16, 2022. Signatories included Dr. Arshad Ahmad, Vice Chancellor, LUMS, and Mr. Abdul Latif, CEO, Lotte Akhtar Beverages Pvt. Ltd., the execution arm for the initiative. Mr. Khurram Shahzad, CFO PepsiCo was also present at the event.
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