Group Captain Sultan Mehmood Hali is a veteran of the Pakistan Air Force, where he flew 4,500 hours, has commanded various operational and training units and also served as Air & Naval Attaché at Riyadh. After retiring from the service, he took up media as a profession and completed his Masters and M Phil in Mass Communication along with broadcast journalism from USA.
He has been a pioneer in the electronic media, establishing Indus Vision TV Channel, Private Radio FM Channels and Associated Press of Pakistan (APP)’s Video News Service. He regularly contributes to the print media through articles in The Nation, Nawa-i-Waqt and different national and a number of international journals.
He has been hosting a weekly English language talk show, “Defence & Diplomacy” on PTV News since March 2009.
For his meritorious service, Government of Pakistan has conferred upon him Sitara-e-Imtiaz (M).