Press Releases2013

Jul 19, 2013
Subhash Chandra, Chairman ZEE & Essel Group and Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of Pakistan meet to discuss the role of media in bringing peace between the two nations

Chairman, Subhash Chandra visited the Prime Minister House in Pakistan to meet the Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. The agenda was to enhance the friendly relations between India and Pakistan, in order to achieve the shared goal of peace and humanity.

Speaking on his meeting, Chairman said, that he would certainly play his role in enabling the two neighboring countries to achieve the common goal of peace and stability. While speaking to our Chairman, the Prime Minister said that media is the most effective tool for shaping perceptions and could be effectively utilized to play its due role. He emphasized the role of TV Broadcast in the field of education and said that dedicated “Education TV” could play the role of imparting to millions in developing countries. He further said that Regulatory Regimes need to be softened for facilitating media outlets of both the countries to reach out to maximum viewers. He urged for facilitation and relaxation of laws so that Pakistani channels could be effortlessly seen in India.

Both, India and Pakistan possess rich cultural and traditional heritage, which is cherished by millions on both sides of the divide. The strength and reach of Media in both the countries will certainly play a constructive role in bringing the people from both the nations closer, with a core focus on peace, economic prosperity and well being.

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