Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) would hold a pre-budget seminar on May 21 at 3.00 p.m. at SDPI office to address the challenges of economic growth in finalizing fiscal budget 2013-14.

The seminar, title `Agenda for Stabilization and Economic Growth’ would be chaired by Dean, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Dr. Ashfaque H. Khan said a news release issued here on Sunday.

In the seminar, Dr. Safia Aftab, Head, Strategic and Economic Policy Research, Islamabad would spoke on Social Sector Challenges for Budget 2013-14, while Mian Dr Abid Q. Suleri, Executive Director, SDPI, Islamabad would discuss Energy Sector Challenges in Budget 2013-14 and Deputy Executive Director, SDPI, Dr Vaqar Ahmed, would through light on Balance of Payment Challenges in Budget 2013-14.