| Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | 9 July 2017 | Asia Samachar |
“Sikhs are a very dynamic and an entrepreneurial group of people,” says renowned Indian economist Dr Montek Singh Ahluwalia, an influential figure in the administration of the then Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh.
Asia Samachar caught up with him today at the sidelines of the 1st Asean Sikh Economic & Entrepreneurship Summit (ASEES) 2017 in Kuala Lumpur.
Dr Montek had served as the Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission of the Republic of India, a position which carries the rank of a Cabinet Minister, from 2004-2014. He had earlier served as the first Director of the Independent Evaluation Office at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
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