Jammu: Senior journalist of Kashmir and editor-in-chief Kashmir Observer, Sajjad Haider was presented with the Asian Arab Award 2018 for journalistic excellence in Bangalore.
Sajjad Haider was presented the annual award at a high profile function attended by diplomats, business leaders and government functionaries at JW Marriott UB City.
Sajjad Haider received the award for ‘Outstanding Contribution in building trust among Arab and Asian countries especially through platforms like Trans Asia News’, the first Pan-Asian news and information media service which he helped establish in 2011.Mr Haider is the CEO of Trans Asia which has presence across South, Central and West Asia.
The award ceremony was organised by the Asian Arab Chamber of Commerce and diplomats and delegates from France, Bosnia and over a dozen Arab countries were present.
In 2014 Sajjad Haider joined Trans Asia News Service as editor-in-chief. Trans Asia News is the first news service from India that provides news and analysis from an Asian perspective to the world. Coverage area spans from Pacific to Mediterranean. However special interest areas remain South, East and Central Asia besides Middle East.