• Friday, May 1, 2020

  • CUI

  • International Office

Dr. Farhad Zulfiqar (Assistant Professor at Department of Economics, CUI Islamabad campus) has been selected to participate in the 7th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences to be held on August 24-28, 2021 as part of Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings.

The selection for participation in Nobel Laureate Meetings is an acknowledgement of excellence in respective fields. The 7th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences will host only 373 Young Economists from around the globe pointing to Dr. Farhad Zulfiqar’s inclusion in an exceptionally talented pool of young economists.

The prestigious Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences is held every three years though the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings were founded in 1951. The Young Economists will have the opportunity to meet top minds in Economics to discuss major economic challenges. The meetings include lectures, panels, round-table discussions on interdisciplinary topics and informal small- group meetings with the Nobel Prize winners.

This conference is fully funded by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS). The funding body will also be organising visits to various universities and research institutes renowned in Economics during the Post Lindau week.

Speaking about his selection, Dr. Farhad Zulfiqar said, “It is an absolute honour for me to be among the only four Young Economists selected from Pakistan. I am thrilled to have achieved this milestone selection for an opportunity to interact with great Noble minds congregating from across the world at Lindau, Germany. It will be highly valuable to meet Noble Laureates and get insights from leaders of Economics discipline.”