Convention to focus on business potential of South Asia's growing middle-class
- POSTED: 13 Oct 2013 18:27
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A regional gathering in Singapore next month will focus on the rapidly growing middle-class in South Asia, and the business potential that it holds for the region.
SINGAPORE: A regional gathering in Singapore next month will focus on the rapidly growing middle-class in South Asia, and the business potential that it holds for the region.
Called the South Asian Diaspora Convention, it will also focus on boosting trade and investment between South Asia and Southeast Asia, and within South Asia.
Highlights include a dialogue between Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam and India's Finance Minister P Chidambaram.
Two of India's top businessmen -- President of the Confederation of Indian Industry and Infosys co-founder S Gopalakrishnan, and Mahindra Group chairman and managing director Anand Mahindra -- will also take part in the dialogue.
Singapore's Ambassador-at-Large Professor Tommy Koh will moderate the session.
The conference, to be held from 21 to 22 November, is organised by the National University of Singapore's Institute of South Asian Studies.