The CAREC Institute has organized the Silk Road Knowledge Dialogue session in the framework of the Tbilisi Silk Road Forum which was held under the patronage of the Prime Minister of Georgia, H.E. Giorgi Gakharia, during 22-23 October 2019 in Tbilisi, Georgia. The session aimed to generate a dialogue on the role of knowledge corridors in strengthening economic corridors along the Silk Road.
The high-level panel from Governments, think tanks, private sector, and academia discussed importance and role of knowledge cooperation; roles of each of the stakeholders in making knowledge a valuable commodity; and necessary steps to strengthen regional economic cooperation.
The CAREC Institute Deputy Director Dr. Iskandar Abdullaev have opened the session and facilitated dialogue. The ADB Vice-President Mr. Shixin Chen made a keynote address. The session was attended by the Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia Mr. Akaki Saghirashvili, First Deputy Minister of Transport of Republic of Tajikistan Mr. Sukhrob Mirzozoda, Director-General of Port of Baku Dr. Taleh Ziyadov, Director of ISET Policy Institute of Georgia Dr. Tamar Sulukhia, Rector of the University of Central Asia Dr. S. Sohail H. Naqvi, and Chair of Central Asia Forum of Cambridge University Dr. Siddharth Saxena. More about the forum here.