It was 20th October 2012,a beautiful autumn evening when media people converged at the Nairang Gallery to celebrate the launch of “A Comparative Analysis of Media & Media Laws in Pakistan.” A star studded,vibrant function, it provided grounds for networking for media practitioners.
Not a single chair was empty. Prominent guests included, besides the Chief Guest Dr Mehdi Hasan, the legendary Khawar Naeem Hashmi;Bureau Chief GEO Lahore, Raza Rumi;blogger & opinion maker, Mr Shamshad
(Dr Mehdi Hasan)
(Author:Yasmeen Aftab Ali)
Ahmed; Former Secretary Foreign Affairs, Brig. Farooq Hameed Khan; THE NEWS, MsFarah Zia; Editor THE NEWS Magazine section, Mr Afzaal Khan; Publisher Sang-e-Meel Publications, Mr Shafiq Awan; Channel 5- and of course the co-host Mr Sohail Arshad.
(Mr Ikhlaq Ali Khan & Mr Afzaal Khan:Sang-e-Meel Publications)
(Mr Sohail Arshad)
Other prominent guests were; Mr Adil Adnan;Head of Election Cell Express News, Mr Nasir Shirazi; Anchor person STAR ASIA, Mr Akbar Rizvi, Sonia Malik ;Express Tribune, , Mr Zohaib Butt;Producer Duniya News, Mr Khurram Rana;Associate Director A-Plus, Mr Fahad Ajmal; Producer City42, Mr Shehryar Rizwan;Asst Editor The Daily Times, Dr Badar Sohail, upcoming lawyer Ms Shehzadi Cheema, Mr Hasan Naqvi;SAFMA,Mt Ali Salman Alvi;writer for DT and others.
(Mr Khawar Naeem Hashmi)
After Mr Sohail Arshad had welcomed the guests, Mr Raza Rumi, was the first guest speaker, followed by Mr Afzaal, Brig. Farooq Hameed Khan, Mr Khawar Naeem Hashmi, Dr Mehdi Hasan and the author:Yasmeen Aftab Ali.The event was enjoyed by all.Nairang Gallery the perfect backdrop!
(Yasmeen Aftab Ali & Mr Raza Rumi)