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6 Aug, 2013

2nd World Hindu Economic Forum to be held in Bangkok, Aug 10-11


Bangkok – The 2nd World Hindu Economic Forum will be held in the Thai capital during August 10-11, 2013 under the theme, “Making Society Prosperous – Strengthening Economy and Shaping Future.”

World Hindu Economic Forum is an initiative to create and synergize positive and mutually beneficial networking among Hindu entrepreneurs, investors, industrialists, businessmen, professional, bankers, traders, technocrats, economist, and thinkers. It aims to catalyze and facilitate the re-emergence of the Wealth and Economic Prowess of Hindu Civilizations globally which encompasses all the people having belief in the concept of Hindu Dharma. The word “Hindu” here encompasses all those who believe in Hindu Dharma like Buddhists, Jains, Sikhs and many others – all those who follow the Hindu Dharma.

Roughly 500 business delegates from across the world are expected to attend WHEF 2013 which will be addressed by more than 30 renowned speakers and panelists: They include: Dr. Olarn Chaipravat, Former Deputy Prime Minister and Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Thailand, Mr Anil Wadhwa, Ambassador of India to Thailand; Mr. Suresh P. Prabhu, Former Union Minister; Mr. Tulsi Tanti, CMD, Suzlon Energy Group, India; Mr. Binod Chaudhary, CMD, Chaudhary Group, Nepal; Prof. (Dr.) R. Vaidyanathan, Indian Institute of Management, Bengaluru, India; Mr. Subhash V. Thakrar, Chairman London Chamber of Commerce & Industry, UK; Dr. Gautam Sen, London School of Economics (retired), UK; Prof. (Dr.) Guna Magesan, Fiji National University; and Dato J. Jegathesan, Malaysia.

Conference topics include “Opportunities and Challenges from Free Trade, Regional Economic Communities and new Geographical Areas”, “Enormous Opportunities in Alternative Energy”, “Agriculture, SMEs and Good Governance, Quality, Patents, and Future of Hindu Economy”, “Affordable Capital for Business and Industry” and “Inspiring Youth and Strengthening Economy.”

The event is being supported by the Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau.

For registration information, please visit: www.wheforum.org/events.