Pakistan International Airlines, national carrier would soon start operations in Central Asian states which would open new chapters in the region which would bolster the trade activities.
According to the statement of the national carrier, an advisor to PM on aviation Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan stated that direct connectivity of PIA flights to Central Asian states will be started soon which will not only open new chapters of regional linkages and will also enhance the economic and trade related activities with the countries of this region. He expressed these views while talking to the Federal Minster for Commerce and Trade Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan who called on him here in Islamabad on Thursday.
The minister for commerce and trade Khurram Dastgir praised the ingenuities and steps taken by PIA under the leadership of Sardar Mehtab Ahmad and appreciated the different endeavors particularly flights punctuality, latest equipment and modern technology, improved competitiveness and modifications of infrastructures in PIA to make it parallel to international standards.
Federal Minster Khurram Dastgir Khan further expressed to the Advisor to Prime Minister on aviation to extend the mutual cooperation with Ministry of commerce and trade to increase the export and trade activities for stabilizing the economic position of Pakistan in the region.
Sardar Mehtab Ahmad assured him to utilize all available resources to enhance the trade and commerce activities particularly exports of Pakistan. He further expressed that PIA has set to explore new vistas of prosperity and regional cooperation which translates the recalibrated vision of the incumbent government.