First ‘Arun Jaitley Memorial Lecture’ to be attended by PM Modi today.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the first ‘Arun Jaitley Memorial Lecture’ (AJML) on Friday at 6:30 pm at Vigyan Bhavan in the national capital.He will also address the gathering during the event.The keynote address at the first AJML will be delivered by Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Senior Minister, Government of Singapore, on ‘Growth through Inclusivity, Inclusivity through Growth’. The lecture will be followed by a panel discussion by Mathias Cormann (OECD Secretary-General) and Arvind Panagariya (Professor, Columbia University).A PMO release said that the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance has organised the first ‘Arun Jaitley Memorial Lecture’ in recognition of the former union minister’s invaluable contribution to the nation.Prime Minister will also interact with the delegates participating in the Kautilya Economic Conclave (KEC), a three-day event being organised from July 8 to 10.Eminent economists who will meet the Prime Minister include Anne Krueger, John Hopkins University; Nicholas Stern, London School of Economics; Robert Lawrence, Harvard Kennedy School; John Lipsky, former acting Managing director, IMF and Junaid Ahmed, World Bank country director for India. KEC is being organised by the Institute of Economic Growth with support from the Ministry of Finance.This news has not been edited by our staff and has been posted to keep the users updated about the things happening in and around the world.

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