KARACHI – The Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority conducted recruitment interviews of 762 candidates under the Aghaz-i-Haqooq-i-Balochistan package at the Quetta International Airport.
These less educated candidates came from far-flung areas of Balochistan province. The CAA is engaged in improving air travel and providing modern facilities at the airports in Balochistan.
The CAA spokesman said that on the special directive of Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar, the CAA director general issued directives for providing jobs to less educated local youth in the CAA. Advertisement was issued in different newspapers in the country for youth having technical skills.
Interview of 762 candidates were conducted in phases. However, the appointment letters of the successful candidates would be issued.
He added that the decision has been made to provide employments not only to less educated people but also to highly educated youth. The advertisements have also been issued in the national and regional newspapers for the posts of general manager to deputy manager and staff for new Gwadar International Airport project, he added.
He further said providing modern travelling facilities at all international and domestic airports in Balochistan is objective of the Civil Aviation Authority and keeping it in view modern ILS system has been installed at the airport, meeting longstanding demand of the people of Balochistan particularly business community.
Under the system, landing and takeoff of aircraft has been made possible for 24 hours while in the past takeoff and landing of aircraft was possible during day light. He said the promotion of employees working at Quetta, Gwadar, Turbat, Pasni and Panjgur airports have also been made during recent days on merit. He said officers and staff working at all airports in Balochistan have been vaccinated against Hepatitis.