- PIA denies shifting head workplace to Karachi
- Administration says it’s attempting to make nationwide service worthwhile
KARACHI: The Pakistan Worldwide Airline (PIA) administration has denied experiences that it’s shifting the nationwide service’s headquarters from Karachi to Islamabad.
In a letter to the Pakistan Inventory Change (PSX), the administration clarified that the HQ was not being moved from the port metropolis. “The factual position is that the head office of PIACL is in Karachi,” learn the letter. It added that the media experiences claiming the pinnacle workplace was being moved are incorrect.
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“PIA is in the process of improving and restructuring the airline to make it a profitable venture despite severe constraints particularly COVID-19 pandemic that has impacted PIA as well as the airlines industry,” stated the letter, including that the loss-making routes have been closed prior to now one 12 months because the airline focussed on worthwhile routes.
“The restructuring plan, whether operational or financial with pre-set milestones are being undertaken with consent of the government and a committee headed by Special Assistant to PM Imran Khan on Economic Affairs and Austerity Dr Ishrat Hussain,” learn the letter. “Information regarding any such restructuring plan will be released whenever so approved by the Government of Pakistan.”