ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information Shibli Faraz on Wednesday said that all pilots who had dubious licenses have been fired and only cleared pilots are flying planes now.

Briefing media over the decisions taken by the federal cabinet meeting chaired by the Prime Minister Imran Khan today, Shibli Faraz said that issue of fake degrees and licenses came up during the meeting and the government had only acted upon the directions given by the apex court on PIA plane crash incident in Karachi.

“We will take actions under the legal ambit and will bring reforms in the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA),” he said adding that five CAA officials were also suspended for their role in the fake licenses’ case.

He said that they had directed an across the board action against pilots with dubious licenses and CAA was also directed to take action against its concerned officials.

Originally Posted on Abbtak TV

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