A Symposium on CPEC having a “CPEC vis-à-vis Opportunities for Aviation Industry and Way Forward” theme was just held under Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and Royal Aeronautical Society, Islamabad Branch at Nur Khan Auditorium Air Headquarters, Islamabad.
Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, the chief of the Air Staff was the chief guest at the event. Various notable figures attended the event including senators, serving and retired bureaucrats, chambers of commerce members and academia.
CPEC Parliamentary Committee Chairman Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed and Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal were the keynote speakers.
At the event, the air chief stated:
“The CPEC is a project of great magnitude which will play a pivotal role in transforming the economic landscape of Pakistan, as indeed the region and beyond. It is rightly called the game changer as it connects the neighbourhood of East and West Asia, making Pakistan both a conduit and destination for cross-regional investment and trade.”
The speakers included Hassan Daud – Project Director CPEC Ministry of Planning; Dr Nasir Afghan – Director MBA Program IBA Karachi; Air Vice Marshal Razi Nawab (retd) – Deputy Managing Director Shaheen Foundation; Air Commodore Abdul Moeed Khan – Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Plans); Syed Muzaffar Alam – CAA additional director air transport and Mr Amer Zafar Durrani – CEO Enhar.