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Civil aviation min. heads to Canada for ICAO's 41st Assembly

Thursday، 29 September 2022 - 01:00 PM
Minister of Civil Aviation mohamed Abbas

Minister of Civil Aviation Minister of Civil Aviation mohamed Abbas departed for Montreal on Wednesday evening, leading a delegation to represent Egypt at the 41st Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), which kicked off yesterday in the Canadian city.

In his remarks to the event, which will run until October 7, Abbas will shed light on Egypt's vision about various issues and challenges facing the civil aviation industry, and the country's role in support of the organization's efforts for better global air transport industry.

The ICAO Assembly is the organization’s sovereign body. It meets at least once every three years and is convened by ICAO’s governing body, the Council.

ICAO's 193 Member States and a large number of international organizations are invited to the Assembly, which establishes the worldwide policy of the Organization for the upcoming triennium.

The event's agenda covers air transport and sustainability policies, the future of the air transport industry in light of ongoing challenges affecting global aviation safety and security, and ways to fight climate change and reduce environmental pollution in line with the organization's Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA).

MENA


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