Federal Minister Khawaja Muhammed Asif briefed on Ministry of Aviation in Islamabad.

Federal Minister for Defence, Defence Production and Aviation Khawaja Muhammed Asif chaired a meeting spanned more than four hours wherein he was given detailed briefing by the secretary aviation on role of aviation ministry, National Aviation Policy 2023, the challenges faced by Pakistan Aviation industry, the opportunities, and the air services agreements with other countries. 

The minister was also briefed on the entities working under the ministry including Pakistan Airlines corporation Ltd, Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority, Pakistan Airport Authority, Bureau of Air Safety Investigation, Air Port Security Forces and Pakistan meteorological department. 

While being briefed on PIACL, the minister remarked that the privatisation of PIACL would be the priority of this government. He also commended the joint venture for mix use re-development of Roosevelt Hotel. 

Federal minister Khawaja Muhammed Asif showed his resolve to grow the aviation industry of Pakistan in terms of enhancing it's contribution to country's GDP. 

International Finance Corporation (IFC) apprised the minister about latest development of outsourcing of three major airports including Islamabad International Airport, Jinnah International Airport Karachi and Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore in first phase.

The meeting was attended by secretary aviation Saif Anjum, CEO PIACL Air Marshal Aamir Hayat, DG PCCA Khaqan Murtaza, DG ASF Major General Asif Adnan Jah, Chairman PIA-IL Shoukat Ali, DG PMD Sahib zad Khan, team IFC and other senior officers of the ministry.