PM Kakar directs for early conclusion of PIA restructuring plan

PM Kakar directs for early conclusion of PIA restructuring plan

Islamabad (Web Desk/Agencies): Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar on Tuesday directed to submit a detailed plan regarding the restructuring of PIA to the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) as soon as possible.

Chairing a high level meeting in the federal capital on the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), the premier also directed to take measures to further improve the air connection of remote areas with other cities of the country.

During the meeting, the prime minister was given a detailed briefing on the PIA.

PM Kakar said that the flight timings of PIA should be fixed according to convenience of the passengers.

"PIA is an important national institution that had provided splendid air services in past and earned positive image across the globe", he said, adding that PIA was considered one of the best airlines in the world.

The prime minister directed the aviation division and the PIA management to work day and night to regain past glory of the airline.

The meeting was told that the recent amendment in the PIA Act 2016 had paved the way for the restructuring of PIA.

Caretaker Minister for Finance Dr Shamshad Akhtar, Advisor to PM Ahad Cheema and other officials attended the meeting.