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Rehan Hasan

Being amongst the first few, who advocated democratization in information broadcasting, which lead to the opportunity of developing private news channels in the country, Mr. Rehan's professional contribution ranges on a span of 30 years, where he worked on principal positions of various renowned news and recreative media organizations of Pakistan. Mr. Rehan is currently working with Riphah International University as the Director of Riphah Institute of Media Sciences. He is also the President of Safetynet Pakistan, which is a not for profit initiative contributing in the development sector of Pakistan since 1998, and spearheading a development think tank titled “Resolve”. Under his shadow, Riphah Institute of Media Sciences ended up conducting seven international conferences from which one was co-hosted by United Nations Pakistan focused on Media and its developmental role in Pakistan. Along with these the institution ended up producing the first UHD short film titled “Alif” and hosted several relevant seminars and film competitions. Currently at RIMS Media Lab’s Incubator, Mr. Rehan is supervising the development of an international TV channel specifically for the youth.