Pak-Turkey JWG meeting held to foster bilateral ties

ISLAMABAD:Pakistan-Turkey Joint Working Group (JWG) on strategic economic framework Thursday conducted its 4th meeting to foster bilateral ties through increased cooperation between the two countries.

In the meeting, both sides agreed to further enhance cooperation in the field of aircraft maintenance, training and airports operations in an early time frame, said a press release received here.

They also agreed to explore avenues of cooperation through review of the air transport air services agreement in the light of National Aviation Policy 2019.

Senior Joint Secretary Aviation Abdul Sattar Khokhar and Deputy Director General (Regulatory) Civil Aviation Authority Air Commodore Syed Nasir Raza Hamdani apprised the JWG meeting about code sharing agreement between the Pakistan International Airline (PIA) and Pegasus Airline.

The meeting was also informed that request for additional flights by Turkish carriers had been processed.