The Georgia House of Representative officially passed a motion to adopt the resolution recognizing prominent and innovative Georgia Asian American and Pacific Islander voices in the field of media, press and journalism. The resolution was introduced by State Representative Pedro Marin (Duluth) for promoting diversity, amplifying voices and uniting industry groups and leaders to create more diverse media landscape; advocating fair and accurate news coverage.
Farooq Mughal, Managing Partner of MS Global and Chair of the Legislative Initiative welcomed the media representatives, Secretary of State, and law-makers. In his Inaugural address, Mr. Mughal discussed the role of media and congratulated Asian American and Pacific Islander voices in the field of media, press, and journalism for its long record of success and commend it for its many contributions to the welfare of the State of Georgia.
State Representative Pedro Marin, Secretary of State Brian Kemp acknowledged Farooq Mughal, Mike Vaquer, and Dalyn Houser for their legislative research, constituency outreach, and leadership in introducing the resolution. MS Global Legislative Team, Law-makers, and members of the press later had a brief interaction and a photo-op with Georgia Governor Nathan Deal. Media Coverage by: Newswire