The Federal Cabinet has permitted the appointment of Air Marshal Arshad Malik as a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), on a three-year contract basis.

According to the details, a cabinet meeting was held in Islamabad beneath the chairmanship of Prime Minister Imran Khan, throughout which the overall monetary and political state of affairs of the nation, along with the coronavirus pandemic and completely different factors, had been reviewed.

The federal cabinet formally permitted the appointment of Air Marshal Arshad Malik as a result of the chief authorities of PIA for 3 years. After the cabinet approval, he’ll keep the CEO of PIA even after his retirement.

Air Marshal Arshad Malik is retiring from the Pakistan Air Force on July 12, after which he can be the Chief Executive PIA on contract for the remaining of the time interval.

According to sources, the federal cabinet was moreover given an in depth briefing on the issue of pilots with suspicious ranges and it was educated that pilots with faux and suspicious ranges have been grounded and the matter is beneath investigation.

The federal cabinet has directed to complete the investigation into the suspicious ranges of pilots as rapidly as potential.

The Cabinet has postponed the matter of amending the Companies Act 2017 relating to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

‘All dubious licenses issued during PPP and PML-N Tenures’

Briefing the media after the meeting of the federal cabinet, Information Minister Senator Shibli Faraz acknowledged that 28 pilots with faux PIA licenses have been sacked, all suspicious licenses had been issued in the midst of the PPP and PML-N tenures.


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