Pakistan Worldwide Airline (PIA) CEO Air Marshal Arshad Malik Saturday stated a airplane landed at Damascus Worldwide Airport after a hiatus of 22 years.
Taking to his official Twitter deal with, the CEO tweeted: “Alhamdolillah, after 22 years, PIA landed in #Damascus, with #pilgrims”.
Malik stated that the resumption of air hyperlink between the 2 nations “goals to advertise non secular tourism [and] restore relations with Syria”.
He additional added that the event “[is] in keeping with the imaginative and prescient of @ImranKhanPTI [and] @GovtofPakistan.”
He additionally appreciated the efforts of his group, saying: “Salute to Ambassador Air [Marshal] Saeed M Khan for his nice help. Lengthy stay PIA.”
In keeping with Gulf Information, the PIA airplane touched down at Damascus Worldwide Airport on Friday from Karachi.
The flight carried almost 300 passengers together with Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan.
Talking on the event, Syrian Transport Minister Zouheir Khzeim stated: “The flight is the primary after a 20-year hiatus, describing it as an vital step for growing financial hyperlinks between his nation and Pakistan.”