Finance Minister chairs meeting
to review performance of PIA
Chitral Times Report
Islamabad: Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar
here on Saturday chaired
a meeting to review performance of Pakistan International Airlines
Aviation Division, Muhammad Irfan Elahi briefed the Minister in
detail about the current economic profile of PIA and also apprised
him about its immediate financial requirements. He said efforts are
being made to minimize operational losses of the airline, to
improve the service delivery and overall working of the airline.
appreciated efforts by the PIA administration for improving service
delivery and reduction of operational losses. He said that as
national flag carrier it was expected of PIA to ensure quality
travel and cargo services in line with international standards. He
said strict financial discipline coupled with quality management
would get the desired service levels. He said the government was
fully prepared to support all efforts aimed at improvement in PIA’s
services but it was the will and spirit of its employees that
mattered the most in bringing about resurgence of the airline and
make it truly self sufficient. He called for continued efforts to
Aviation Division, Muhammad Irfan Elahi, Secretary Finance, Dr.
Waqar Masood Khan and senior officials of the Ministry of Finance
attended the meeting.