LAHORE - PIA has promoted it's Regional Manager in Dubai Syed Ishaq Hussain as Regional General Manager and made him in-charge of PIA operations in the UAE, Middle East, Turkey, Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Africa, said spokesman for national carrier on Thursday.

The decision has been taken in order to streamline PIA's working in these areas and to improve and expand PIA operations on potential routes.

Ishaq has experience of serving in various departments of PIA during last 30 years, including working as District Manager Karachi, in addition to his assignments in Japan, China and the UAE, spokesman concluded.