Hosted by Dr. Tahir Khan of Friends of Pakistan, a Pakistani-American community organization, the panel discussion was moderated by Dr. Munir Khan, a noted Pakistani-American doctor based in Tampa Florida. Some of the most distinguished American and Pakistani journalists were on the panel, including Dr Moeed Pirzada, Ryan Grim, Washington DC Bureau Chief of investigative news website The Intercept and Eric Sperling, executive director of Just Foreign Policy, a Washington-based think tank.
The guest speaker at the panel discussion was Aleema Khan, sister of former prime minister and founder of Tehrik-e-Insaf. Ms. Khan gave an update on Pakistan’s upcoming general elections and how her brother and PTI are being denied a level playing field. The panel was also addressed by one of the organizers, Dr Nadeem.