Bilqis Bahari

Bilqis Bahari

Bilqis Bahari is the host of Kazakh TV program, Interview of the Day and the news producer of International Information Department of the same channel.

She has over 7 years of experience as a financial journalist at one of the most prominent English print-media company, New Straits Times and Bloomberg TV (Malaysia) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

She then moved to Astana, Kazakhstan to pursue her career in broadcasting industry at JSC Khabar Agency, the largest media company in the country.

In Malaysia, Bilqis is responsible for the expansion of aviation and aerospace industry coverage in Malaysia and Southeast Asia.

One of her biggest achievements is her world-exclusive report on Malaysia Airline’s purchase of 50 new Boeing aircraft in 2016.

Her most unforgettable journalism experience is reporting on Malaysia Airlines’ MH370 plane that went missing while en route to Beijing, China from Kuala Lumpur.

Over the years, Bilqis has exclusively interviewed high-rank politicians and notable business personalities such as Shaukat Aziz (former Prime Minister of Pakistan), Jeffrey Immelt (former chairman of General Electric), Tony Fernandes (AirAsia Group CEO) and Shanta Devarajan (World Bank chief economist), to name a few.

Bilqis holds Bachelor (Honors) of Psychology and Masters of Business Administration from the U.K. She loves airplanes and enjoys reading, writing and traveling.