National aviation policy is being revised after 14 years: Azeem

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The national aviation policy is being revised and its draft is being prepared with the consultation of all the stakeholders and is expected to be finalised at the end of this month which will prove to be revolutionary in the aviation industry, said Capt Shujaat Azeem, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Aviation.

He was presiding over the meeting at PCAA headquarters where he addressed all the directors of PCAA. DG-CAA Air Marshall (r) Mohammad Yousuf and all the directors gave their opinions on the betterment of aviation policy.

ShujaatAzeem said that reshaping the national aviation policy was their first priority as last aviation policy was made back in 2000 and no new policy had been introduced for the last 14 years. In order to prepare first draft of national aviation policy, they had availed services of all the stake holders, aviation experts and top universities around the world, he added. They had also studied the aviation policies of Austria, Singapore, China and Canada and also availed the expert opinion and help of four PHD professors, he added.