Officials in Islamabad announced on Thursday that Pakistan to train Afghan aviation personnel in air traffic control and airport operations. The announcement came after Afghanistan’s interim foreign minister, Amir Khan Muttaqi, visited Pakistan last week. Pakistan’s foreign office spokesperson, Asim Iftikhar, confirmed Islamabad is prepared to assist Afghans in professional capacity development in relevant fields, including aviation.
The deputy secretary of Pakistan’s aviation division, Noor Ahmed, says both PIA and CAA are ready to assist Afghan personnel. The training will take place at the Civil Aviation Training Institute in Hyderabad. A Memorandum of Understanding is expected to be signed shortly thereafter by both countries.
Source: Arab News