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Senate body summons fired PIA employees


Airlin­e’s loss has hit Rs414b, CEO Malik inform­s commit­teeISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Senator Mushahidullah Khan while chairing a meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Aviation termed expulsion of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) employees on fake degrees contrary to the law. He also mentioned the employees were being terminated without following the set rules and regulations. CEO PIA Air Marshall Arshad Malik told the committee the fake degrees investigation had begun in 2006 and even after a passage of 15 years verification couldn’t be completed. The standing committee has now summoned the laid off PIA employees for its next meeting while demanding action against officers issuing licenses and certificates to fake degree holders. He told six PIA planes are at stand-by since a year while efforts are being made to make them workable again.


Source: The Express Tribune February 12, 2019 18:56 UTC



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