The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ACCA and Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) collaborated to bring together law makers tos hare their views on “The way forward for sustainable development in Pakistan”,atthe 21st Sustainable Development Conference (SDC) in Islamabad.
The 21st SDCnot only deliberated the economic corridor, but also other corridors ofconnectivity and knowledge, that can steer towards peace and development.Looking at the emerging global trends, countries are embarking on followingpolicies thatpositively impact the future of various multilateral tradeagreements, global solidarity, social policy, trade and development.
Speaking at the conference, Dr. Abid QaiyumSuleri – Executive Director SDPI and Sajjeed Aslam – Head ACCA Pakistanstressed that “Through learning and sharing experiences of professionals working in policy, business and finance, we can continue to strengthen our knowledge platform and its on-going mission of activating the professionals to play theirpart in building the economy of the future.Effective assessment and communication of progress made will be vital towards achieving new benchmarks and building a more sustainable future.This is a timely conversationto assess the best practices and learn from an interconnected global network of professionals and policy-makers.”
During the conference the honourable lawmakers emphasized the need for building a long-term robust economic model for Pakistan, new collaborative partnerships need to be established on knowledge sharing and building bridges. This region’s future lies in strategic policies that are demographically inclusive.
ACCA and SDPI hold a dialogue on sustainable development in Pakistan
The Conference dedicated various sessions on key issues such as poverty, hunger, health, education, climate change, gender equality, water, sanitation, energy, environment andsocial justice and many more overlapping sub-themes relevant to Pakistan and other countries.