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Our Collective Future Beyond and Because of COVID-19 – Dr. Iraj Abedian

June 4, 2020, in Videos > Talk, by

In this online presentation called ‘Our collective Future Beyond and Because of COVID-19’, Chief Economist Dr. Iraj Abedian shares some of his thoughts on the effects of the global pandemic on the world.

Dr. Iraj Abedian is the founder and Executive Chairman of Pan-African Holdings (Pty) Ltd. He is a graduate of University of Cape Town (UCT), and holds a PhD in economics from Simon Fraser University, Canada. He taught at UCT for over 18 years and was Professor of Economics at UCT before joining Standard Bank as Group Chief Economist in 2000. He was extensively involved in economic and financial policy as well as the institutional restructuring of South Africa’s public finance policy after 1994. Alongside active involvement in private equity investments in Africa, Iraj maintains a keen interest in public policy issues and is proactively engaged in professional discourses related to the evolving socio-economic system worldwide. He has been an active member of the South African Baha’i community since 1980 and served on the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of South Africa during 1984-1989 and 1998-2005. For more information about Dr. Iraj Abedian, please visit: irajabedian.co.za

Baha’i Blog would like to thank Dr. Abedian for his presentation and for allowing it to be recorded and published, and also a special thanks to Akram and Michael Namati, members of the Baha’i community of the Gold Coast, Australia, for organizing the presentation and allowing it to be recorded and shared.

For more Baha’i-inspired talks and interviews, go to Baha’i Blog’s Talks & Interviews playlist.

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Naysan Naraqi

Naysan is passionate about using the arts and media to explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith. Back in 2011, Naysan started up the Baha’i Blog project, channeling his experiences in both media and technology companies to help create a hub for Baha’i-inspired content online.

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I particularly imagine the times after the Corona crisis and have been thinking about it for a long time; however, I do not comment on it because I know all of this in my hands. It is. It is very clear that the storms are unstoppable, Many Greetings

Margrit Hurni (June 6, 2020 at 8:35 AM)

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