The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is an all-inclusive project that involves multiple stakeholders which has made it the topic of discussion around the globe. The CPEC Portal is facilitating media groups explore greater potential by establishing media collaboration between China and Pakistan.
In November 2015, the first CPEC Media Forum event was conducted in Islamabad by the Chinese Embassy, in collaboration with Pakistan-China Institute. The forum, which was graced by Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid, Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Sun Weidong, and Chairman of Parliamentary Committee on CPEC, Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, set the platform for cooperation and collaboration between media agencies of the two countries. Renowned Pakistani journalist, Hafiz Tahir Khalil has been appointed President of the forum, while Baqir Sajjad Syed acts as its General Secretary.
The establishment of the CPEC Media Forum has paved way not only for international information sharing and news collaboration, but also for the people of both countries to learn about, and from, each other.
Realizing the importance of this across-the-border exchange through media, the CPEC portal welcomes all media agencies and journalists to partner with the CPEC Media Forum.
Hafiz Tahir Khalil is a renowned journalist and the Bureau Chief of Daily Jang. He is rendering his services as the President of the CPEC Media Forum and aims to establish it as a bridge between print and electronic media agencies in Pakistan and China.
Baqir Sajjad Syed
General Secretary - CPEC Media Forum
Baqir Sajjad Syed is a celebrated coloumnist who holds the National Security and Foreign Affairs portfolios for Daily Dawn. Acclaimed for being the Vice President of National Press Club, he has been appointed as the General Secretary of the CPEC Media Forum.