Radio in Pakistan

A Conversation with Murtaza Solangi

In this March 22 webcast, Murtaza Solangi, Director General of Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation, discussed the importance of radio to education, grassroots empowerment, and countering extremist voices.

Mr. Solangi heads up the oldest and largest radio network in Pakistan with over 88 stations across the country.  He was joined in the discussion by U.S. Undersecretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Judith McHale,  Alex Evans, senior advisor to the U.S. Special Representatives to Afghanistan/Pakistan, and the New America Foundation's Steve Clemons.

A full recording of this webcast is available above, and an MP3 audio recording can be downloaded at right. 

Event Time and Location

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 4:00pm - 5:15pm
New America Foundation
1899 L Street NW Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036

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