Making Cities Prosperous

SheherSaaz is a multidisciplinary consultancy firm with offices in Pakistan and overseas. Sheher Saaz is providing architecture, planning, and engineering services to its vast number of clients worldwide.

Sheher Saaz has organized series of walks, talks, seminars and conferences in the past on various urban and social issues. In continuation of past activities, Sheher Saaz is going to organize a seminar on “Making Cities Prosperous: Lessons for Pakistan” on very first day of year 2016. Our presenter, Dr. Imran Muhammad is anAssociate Professor of Transport and Urban Planning at Massey University, New Zealand.He has over 15 years of experience working in Asia Pacific region.Besides academic interests, Imran provided consultancy services to local councils in NZ and Australia, NZ Transport Agency and the World Bank.

Imran received his BSc and MSc Urban Planning degrees from UET, Lahore, the University of Hong Kong and Ph.D. from the University of Melbourne. He has worked as a researcher at the University of Melbourne, Monash University and RMIT University in Australia and as a practitioner at the Victorian Road Authority and British Columbia International. Imran’s research interest broadly focuses on how institutions can promote sustainable transport in cities in developed and developingcountries. Imran’s research argues for a greater recognition of the role of politics and the capacity of local institutions on transport decision making. Imran is the sole author of a book, Institutional barriers to sustainable urban transport in Pakistan published by Oxford University Press.

Date: 1st of January 2016 at 5:00 pm

Venue: SheherSaaz (Pvt) Ltd.

21 Dyal Singh Mansion, 57 - The Mall, Lahore.

There are limited seats available. Register your interest at shehersaaz@gmail.com and get confirmation to mark your presence.