The biggest annual global convention in Asia spanning across all aspects of the media and entertainment industry, FRAMES, organised by FICCI, has got an international partner. As the first if is kind collaboration, Pakistan-based international broadcaster Geo Television, the flagship television channel of prestigious Jang Group of Companies, has joined hands with FRAMES 2005, starting from Monday in Mumbai.
Imran Aslam, President Geo Television, said, "We strongly believe in supporting trade events like FRAMES as they provide a platform to discuss the common issues and challenges faced by the regional broadcast media industry."
Yousaf Baig Mirza, Managing Director, Geo Entertainment said, " FRAMES will be a platform to interact with various people from the media industry. It will be a forum to exchange ideas. The main objective is to interact with various people and understand their business."
Group Chairman of Geo TV, Mir Shakeeel ur Rahman will be a key speaker on the valedictory session of FRAMES 2005. Geo TV will also be coming up with a special surprise session over the satellite age collaboration between India and Pakistan.
Asked on the plans with India, Mirza said, "The main idea is to understand the media business and then see any possible probabilities in the future. If the propositions are commercially viable we will definitely look into it."