Pakistan Civil Aviation Authorities have been instructed to further expand the Clean Green Pakistan campaign at all the Airports keeping all its featured components in mind.
The instructions came in a recent meeting of the Airport Managers (APM) with Secretary Aviation Shahrukh Nusrat, who is also the director General of Civil Aviation Authorities (DGCAA), in the chair.
This forum was revived after a gap of more than two years with the primary purpose to bring all APMs on the same page with regard to day to day issues being faced at airports and to align their resolve for the betterment of aviation sector in Pakistan in line with the vision of Prime Minister as elaborated in NAP 2019.
The conference was attended by the Airport Managers of Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta, Faisalabad and Multan airports.
Secretary Aviation directed that all arrangements be made in a befitting manner for the Hajj operation commencing from 5th of July, 2019. He issued directives that all-out efforts be made to facilitate pilgrims and ensure that they do not face any problem while travelling to the holy land by providing support and assistance. He directed Management of Islamabad Airport to ensure success of the landmark ROAD TO MAKKAH initiative.
The meeting reviewed the steps being taken at all airports for 24/7 clean airport concept with special emphasis on washrooms and provision of maximum facilitation, convenience, comfort and friendly atmosphere to all incoming and outgoing passengers.
It was also emphasized that APMs being functional heads should ensure optimum performance of all airport stakeholders in line with their assigned mandates and instructed APMs to adopt zero-tolerance policy with regard to miscreants and exploitation of passengers at airports.
The Aviation boss especially directed Airport Managers(APM) to adopt smart energy and water conservation solutions at airports without compromising on standards.
He further stressed upon the need of taking strict measures to curb all un-authorized activities of porters, loaders and other unwanted elements at the airports. He instructed that culprits be identified and apprehended and all necessary measures be taken to eradicate their presence at CAA airports. Secretary Aviation also called for pro-active functioning of One Window Facilitation Desk (OWFD) established at the major airports to resolve the problems of passengers on the spot.
In line with the vision of the prime minister, Shahrukh Nusrat issued instructions that all possible procurements at PCAA airports should be of Made-in-Pakistan without comprising on quality.