Politics & Pragmatics of Economics Talk at University of Central Punjab
The talk on politics and pragmatics of economics was held at the University of Central Punjab (UCP) under the auspices of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FOHSS). The event was attended by Mr Engineer Amir Iftikhar MS Economics Japan, Ex HR Head Bank of Punjab; Former VP ADBP. I have also been in many senior-level positions in the national organization. Besides faculty members, students of Economics and different departments of students attended the event.
The talk started with an introduction to the politics and pragmatics of economics. A cultural, economic approach focuses on how values influence behaviour, how things are valued in different contexts, and how values are valued or changed through time. The pragmatic perspective focuses on how matters work in real-world situations, particularly the discussions that lead to their formation and expression. Values are
important; the difficult part is making them interpretable in economic conditions.
He said that it is essential for Pakistan to focus on the social economics policies so that people live a better life. Also he said that most of the people in Pakistan want to go abroad and work there, which causes a brain drain and is very harmful to the progress of the Pakistan economy. He talks about the student of Pakistan that they should focus on the social issues and work on them to make them better.
In the end, the Consultant, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Prof. Dr Khalid Manzoor Butt, encouraged the students to organize such an event which was helpful for students to gain practical knowledge. Later, he thanked the guest speaker and presented them with a souvenir.