In a first, PIA to get a gift of an Aircraft along with big investment offer
ISLAMABAD - In a bid to help the national airlines’ revival, UK Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (UKPCCI ) has offered an aircraft to Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). The body also showed interested in investing in the airlines.
The head of seven-member UKPCCI delegation, Mian Mohammad Waheed made these remarks during a meeting with CEO PIA Air Marshal Arshad Malik.
The delegation said that the Pakistani business community in UK is impressed with Prime Minister Imran Khan and wants to invest in various sectors.
UKPCCI chief said that PIA is a national asset and that the body wants it to be back among the leading airlines of the world.
“Most of the Pakistani community in the UK still prefers to travel from PIA. We want to see the national flag carrier among the leading airlines,” Mian Waheed said, adding that they were ready to inject a hefty amount in it.
The UK-Pakistan CCI also offered to gift an aircraft to PIA saying that more jets would be given to the airline in the future.