Programme   |  Monday, 13 May 2013

9.15 am: Departure to Kurumba Maldives from jetty No:2

9.45 am: Arrival of distinguished invitees to forum venue

9.55 am:  Recitation of Quran

10.00 am: Welcome & Introductory Remarks: Iyaz Waheed, Chairperson, Maldives Pension Administration Office

10.05 am: Keynote address by Dr. Asim Ahmed, Minister of Education

10.20 - 10.35 am: Tea Break

10.35 - 11.00 am: ‘Maldives Retirement Pension Scheme: Expanding Investment Strategy and Challenges’

Presentation By: Mohamed Hussain Maniku, CEO, Maldives Pension Administration Office      

11.00 - 11.30 am: ‘Public Finance: Issues and Challenges’

Presentation By: Kirithisri Rajatha Wijeweera, Country Economist, South Asia Poverty Reduction & Economic Management, Country Economist (Maldives), World Bank

11.30 am - 12.00 pm: ‘Financial Literacy for Good Governance’

Speech By: Dr. Annamaria Lusardi, Academic Director, Global Centre for Financial Literacy, George Washington School of Business, USA

12.00 - 12.30 pm: ‘Financial Literacy Challenges - Maldives Experience’

One to One Q & A session with Dr. Annamaria Lusardi and Mariyam Visam, Director General, Capital Market Development Authority

12.30 - 01.40 pm: Lunch

01.40 - 03.30 pm: Panel Discussion on "Public finance challenges and new governance structure"

Panelists: Dr. Fazeel Najeeb, Governor, Maldives Monetary Authority; Niyaz Ibrahim, Auditor General; Rilwan Shareef, Industry Expert; Athif Shakoor, Industry Expert;  Dr.Simad Saeed, Industry Expert

03.30 - 03.35 pm: Video presentation on Maldives Finance Museum concept

03.35 - 03.45 pm: Signing of MOU on establishing a Finance Museum

03.45 - 03.55 pm: Closing remarks

03.55 - 04.15 pm: Close off and Tea

04.20 pm: Departure to Male’

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