Muscat: Official talks between the civil aviation authorities of the Sultanate of Oman and Pakistan began in the premises of the Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA).
The talks related to regulating air transport services between the two countries.
The Omani side was chaired by Eng. Salim bin Nasser bin Said Al Oufi, Chief Executive Officer of PACA, while the Pakistani side was chaired by Major General Raja Muhammad Arif Nazir, Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Defence and member of the Board of Directors of the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA).
Number of flights
During the session, the delegates talked about increasing the number of flights between the two friendly countries, in addition to other technical and operational matters in the field of air transport and civil aviation, to cope with the latest developments
in this field.
The Sultanate's delegation comprised a number of officials of the Air Transport Department at the PACA and representatives of the national carrier (Oman Air).
It may be mentioned that the Sultanate and Pakistan signed an agreement to regulate air services on April 10, 1976, in addition to a number of memoranda of understanding (MoUs) between the civil aviation authorities of the two countries, the last of which was signed in Rua Bandy city on March 21, 2007.