KARACHI: Federal Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan has said that there will be a transparent inquiry of the Karachi plane crash and action will be taken against those responsible. He said that all the facts will be brought before the nation and an effort is being made to complete the investigation report within three months.
In a press conference with Chairman PIA Arshad Malik in Karachi, Ghulam Sarwar Khan expressed grief over the unfortunate incident and wished that may Allah give patience to those affected. He also paid tribute to the Army, Rangers, Civil Administration and residents of the neighborhood for their cooperation.
The Federal Minister for Aviation said that efforts are being made to release the investigation report within three months. He said that experts from the company that built the plane will conduct an independent inquiry and airbus experts will also arrive for an independent investigation.
Ghulam Sarwar Khan said that this is the second recent tragedy to take place after the Chitral accident. The report of the Chitral accident has still not been completed but he assured that the government will complete the inquiry at the earliest. He also said that those whose property was destroyed in the plane crash will be adequately compensated.
He said that all the facts will be brought before the nation and that on the directive of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the relief amount has been increased from Rs 500,000 to Rs 1 million.