Pakistan will file an appeal for resumption of flight operations in Europe by the end of current month.
Federal Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan said this, while responding to a call attention notice in the Senate today.
Pakistan will file an appeal for resumption of flight operations
He said Pakistan would seek for resumption of flight operations in Europe. For that purpose they would file appeal by the end of this month.
He said the suspension of PIA flights by European Union Aviation Safety Agency is not for the first time.
He said it was not only my statement or ill-fated plane crash in Karachi, which led to the suspension but PIA was already under observation by EASA for safety hazards.
The Minister expressed hope that PIA flight operations to European countries will resume by the end of this year.
He said the incumbent government will bring back the lost glory of Pakistan International Airlines.
Ghulam Sarwar Khan said pilots’ license verification is being done in the great interest of the organization. He said during the investigation 28 licenses were canceled.
He said the matter of dubious licenses will be brought to the logical end and criminal cases will be lodged against those who are found guilty.
Moreover, he said the government believes in across the board accountability to uplift the organization.
The Minister clarified that there is no political motive behind this accountability but it is the matter of human lives.
Meanwhile, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan has expressed satisfaction over the reduction of coronavirus cases in the country.
He said, while responding to the questions of Senators during question hour in the Senate on Friday.
He said the situation is improving with each passing day and asked the people to be more careful on the eve of Eid ul Azha to avoid the spike in corona cases.
Prime Minister Imran Khan’s smart lockdown policy has proved a success and now other countries are emulating it around the world.
He paid glowing tributes to the healthcare staff who laid down their lives in the fight against the pandemic.
No polio case reported
The Minister of State said no polio case reported in the country in the months of June and July this year.
Minister for Communications Murad Saeed said the former rulers recklessly used the national exchequer in their foreign trips.
He said former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif made the most visits to London whilst the PPP leaders to the UAE.
Furthermore, he said the present government was pursuing an austerity drive ever since it came to power.