Thursday, February 06, 2020

Aviation authorities of India, Myanmar, Thailand sit in Dhaka

Civil aviation and airport authorities of Bangladesh, India, Myanmar and Thailand have sat in Dhaka for the seventh meeting of Bangladesh–India–Myanmar–Thailand Air Traffic Management Coordination Group, also known as BIMT/7 in the aviation sector.

On Wednesday, the inaugural ceremony of the two-day-long meeting was held in a city hotel.

Addressing the ceremony, the Civil Aviation Authorities, Bangladesh chairman Air Vice Marshal M Mafidur Rahman said that Bangladesh sought ‘support of our friends in maintaining safe and secured air operations in our Bay of Bengal region.’

‘From weather diversion to emergency landing or post-accident support from our friendly nations was outstanding,’ he said.

Representatives from the Airport Authority of India, Department of Civil Aviation, Myanmar, Aeronautical Radio of Thailand Limited, Monitoring Agency for Asia Region and International Air Transport Association were taking part in the meeting.

BIMT was an initiative to enhance safety and efficiency to handle cross-border air traffic management.
06/02/20 NewAge Bangladesh
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