Federal Cabinet to take important decision over the PIA Pilots fake licences investigations

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Federal Cabinet to take important decision over the PIA Pilots fake licences investigations

ISLAMABAD: Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar will present a report to the federal cabinet today regarding the progress of the ongoing investigation into fake licence scandal of pilots, citing sources.

Ghulam Sarwar will present a report regarding the pilots’ licences issue to the Prime Minister Imran Khan during the session of federal cabinet today.

Sources told ARY News that the board of inquiry is continuing its probe into fake licences and 193 licences of pilots have been suspended so far and 77 aviates were grounded. Moreover, a total of 76 pilots were declared suspicious and 52 out of 127 captains are from Pakistan International Airlines (PIA).

The federal cabinet is expected to take important decisions regarding the fate of the pilots. The cabinet is likely to grant permission to resume services of those pilots whose licences were cleared by the concerned authorities, added sources.

Read: Fake licences scandal: SC directs CAA to submit report on action against pilots link

It is pertinent to mention here that the corporate crime circle of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) is also conducting an investigation into the fake licences scandal.

A session of the federal cabinet session is underway under the chair of PM Imran Khan today to discuss a 16-point agenda link.