In June last year, the US Consulate General in Karachi sponsored Pakistan’s first social media summit (see US ConGen Karachi Sponsors Network!! Pakistan’s First Social Media Summit). This year, USCG Karachi with USCG Lahore is hosting the 2012 Pakistan-India Social Media Mela at Karachi’s Avari Towers on July 13-14, 2012.
“Building on the energy and inspiration of the 2011 social media summit, American support encourages peace and prosperity in the subcontinent and the region. PeaceNiche organized the content of the Mela, bringing together some of the most dynamic bloggers and social media practitioners on the subcontinent.”
More photos of the event available at:
- Bicycle bomb kills one in Karachi (nation.com.pk)
- Six more people killed in Karachi (dawn.com)
- Bomb in Karachi targets bus with Space Agency employees (ndtv.com)