Leader of the Opposition inside the National Assembly and PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif blamed Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan for banning Pakistan International Air (PIA) from completely different nations, along with the United States and the United Kingdom.
In a press launch on the social networking site Twitter, Shehbaz Sharif acknowledged that “Ban on PIA imposed by several countries with the US being the latest is a consequence of mindless & ill-thought-out speech by Aviation Minister who only wanted to evade responsibility. Look at what he has done to the entire aviation industry besides bringing bad name to Pakistan!”
It may be recalled that the Aviation Minister had revealed in a speech in Parliament on June 30 that the licenses of 150 PIA pilots had been suspicious.
Ghulam Sarwari Khan, whereas presenting the report of the airplane that crashed in Karachi on May 22 in Parliament, had educated regarding the fake licenses of the pilots.
The PIA was later banned by numerous nations, along with the European Union and the United Kingdom.
Yesterday, the United States moreover revoked the permission of PIA for a number of specific flights.
According to paperwork despatched to PIA by the United States, the permission granted to PIA flights was reviewed on the behest of the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
“The safety of passengers, especially the certification of Pakistani pilots, is a matter of grave concern,” he acknowledged.
Earlier, the European Union and the United Kingdom imposed a six-month momentary ban on PIA flights.
In addition, numerous completely different nations had approached the associated authorities for verification of Pakistani pilots and engineers.
Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz had acknowledged in a press conference on July 7 that 28 PIA pilots with fake licenses had been sacked and the entire fake licenses had been issued all through PPP and PML-N tenures.
He acknowledged that the issue of Pakistani pilots was moreover talked about inside the cabinet meeting and a report was provided. 28 pilots with fake PIA licenses have been sacked.
On the other hand, the United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) has eradicated the Pakistani airline from its ‘recommended list’ and relocated the current UN staff in Pakistan to the PIA in Karachi in May 2020. Has instructed to not journey in any airline registered in Pakistan inside the context of the investigation of passenger airplane crash.