50 Pilots Terminated over Suspiscious Activities

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Federal Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan Monday said that they have terminated the services of 50 pilots after scrutiny found degrees possessed by them as fake, ARY NEWS reported. “We had launched an inquiry against 262 pilots over suspicious credentials and 50 of them were terminated after a probe found them guilty,” he said while responding to queries during the National Assembly session regarding the fake pilot license scandal.

73 people were recruited in the national flag carrier during the incumbent tenure and all recruitments were based on merit and given after following all procedures. Previously jobs were given in the aviation sector based on political affiliations and fake degrees and they have terminated the services of such officials.

On Jan 29, a pilot and five officers of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) were arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in fake pilots’ licence scandal.

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