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article image5th Annual South Asia Media Summit held in Goa, India

By Armstrong Vaz     Nov 25, 2008 in World
The theme of the summit was Globalisation/ Commercialisation of the Media in South Asia: Time for Reality Check. The Summit was attend by senior media personalities from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and India.
Annual South Asia Media Summit – 2008 organised by the Media Information and Communication Centre of India (MICCI) and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES-India) in collaboration with the International Centre Goa (ICG) concluded on Sunday at the Taj Holiday Village. The Summit was inaugurated by Hon. Mr. Pratapsingh Rane – President, ICG and Speaker, Goa Legislative Assembly. Renowned media person Gerson da Cunha, Mumbai delivered the Keynote Address to the Summit. Ms. Nandini Sahai, Director, MICCI and Mr. Rajeshwar Dyal, Senior Media Advisor, FES-India spoke at the inaugural session. Mr. Collin Curry, Trustee, MICCI welcomed the participants while Mr. Arjun Halarnkar, Programme Manager, ICG proposed the vote of thanks.
The Summit was attended by over 35 renowned and senior media persons from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and India. The deliberations of the Summit concluded in the form of a recommendation document which will be released soon.
Mr. Pratapsingh Rane also released the book Media and Public Interest in South Asia: Some Priority Areas on the occasion. The details of the programmes are available on www.micci.in and www.goadialogues.com
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