UK Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry has offered PIA an aircraft for flights to the UK. The offer was made by the UKPCCI’s Board of Directors during a meeting with PIA CEO, Air Marshal Arshad Malik and PIA senior officials at the airline’s head office.
A committee comprising officials from PIA and UKPCC will be formed to discuss the modalities of the operation and to select the aircraft very soon.
The UKPCCI delegation was led by its General Secretary Waheed Ur Rehman.
Waheed speaking on the occasion said that in line with the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan to promote tourism and the concept of Naya Pakistan, the UK-Pakistan chamber was keen to invest by providing an aircraft to PIA.
The funds would be generated by the UKPCCI itself, he added.
The UKPCCI delegation included Syed Siraj Ahmed, Mrs Nawab Siraj, Gulzar Khan and Hassan Ashraf.
Air Marshal Arshad Malik while appreciating the gesture of the chamber said that the PIA welcomed the initiatives of overseas Pakistani investors to strengthen the national flag carrier and to promote tourism in Pakistan.
He assured them of full cooperation to materialize the acquisition of aircraft and its utilization to provide convenience and comfort to Pakistanis living in the UK.