ISLAMABAD: Under the auspices of Pakistan Air Force (PAF), an international seminar titled “Pakistan: The Future Regional Aviation Hub” was held at the Air Headquarters Islamabad on Thursday where Air Vice Marshal Aamir Masood delivered the opening address at the occasion.
Federal Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood and Advisor to the Prime Minister for Institutional Reforms & Austerity Dr Ishrat Hussain were keynote speakers at the seminar.
While addressing the audience, Chief of the Air Staff Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan said, “Pakistan Air Force being the largest aviation organization in Pakistan with the vast experience in aviation has taken this initiative to unite the regional aviation community to build an aviation hub which will provide profitable solution to national and foreign investors. I am confident that this initiative will prove to be a beneficial for the aviation industry of Pakistan.”
Speakers from aviation and aerospace industries of China and Turkey delivered lectures/presentations to share their views on contemporary issues related to aviation during the seminar.
The fundamental purpose of the interactive forum of the seminar was to envisage in engaging the complete spectrum of Aviation industry, including military and civil aviation regulators, operators, and academic Institutions, to discuss the opportunities arising for the national aviation industry in the wake of the CPEC and BRI initiatives.
Senior serving and retired PAF officers, Pakistan-based foreign defence/air attaches and select academia notables from various educational institutions attended the seminar.