PR No.219 PM Chairs Meeting On Aviation Affairs Islamabad: March 24, 2016

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif chaired a meeting on the Aviation affairs at PM House today. The meeting was attended by Minister for Finance Mr. Muhammad Ishaq Dar, Secretary Aviation Mr. Irfan Elahi, and other senior officials of the government.

The participants of the meeting gave a comprehensive presentation to the Prime Minister for steps being taken for creating a premier airline that should be a reflection of the past image of the national flag carrier internationally. The meeting reviewed progress on bringing the premier airline Pakistan Airways at par with international airlines. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif directed the concerned authorities that the crew and staff of Pakistan Airways should be trained from best institutions and state of the art services for passengers, not less than any international standards, must be ensured. Except core business, rest of the services should be outsourced to meet the professional standards, the Prime Minister added.

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif stressed that the airline should set high service standards in the world for being the face of the country. There should be lean management structure for optimizing airlines’ efficiency and service delivery, and the emoluments structure should commensurate with the quality of human resource, the Prime Minister emphasized.