Russia and Pakistan signed a working agreement in the field of airworthiness, informed press service of the Federal Air Transport Agency.
According to the agency, the agreement was signed by the head of the Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) Alexander Neradko and the general director of the Civil Aviation Authority of Pakistan Khakan Murtaza. The signing of the document took place on January 20 within the framework of the 8th meeting of the Russian-Pakistani intergovernmental commission on trade, economic, scientific and technical cooperation.
“The agreement was signed in support of the export of Russian-made civil aviation equipment to Pakistan and is aimed at applying coordinated approaches for approving the standard design of civil aviation equipment, modifications, as well as strengthening cooperation between the two aviation departments,” the press service of the Federal Air Transport Agency noted.
Last summer, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, during an operational meeting with deputy prime ministers, said that the Cabinet approved a comprehensive program for the development of the air transport industry until 2030. The previous program for the development of the aircraft industry was approved in 2012 and is calculated until 2025.
More than 770 billion rubles will be allocated for the implementation of the new program, according to Mishustin.