Muscat – The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) inked a management services agreement with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on Tuesday.
The agreement will support the sultanate’s efforts to ensure compliance with the highest safety standards in the field of civil aviation.
It was signed by Nayef Ali al Abri, Chairman of CAA, and Juan Carlos Salazar, Secretary-General of ICAO.
According to the agreement, Oman will seek the assistance of qualified international experts from ICAO. Additionally, the pact covers staff training to assist all efforts pertaining to civil aviation safety in Oman.
The signing of the agreement is in line with CAA’s attempts to comply with ICAO’s standards and attain the requisite compliance accreditation.
Later on Tuesday, Salazar met H E Gen Sultan Mohammed al Nu’amani, Minister of Royal Office, in his office.
Salazar thanked Oman for hosting the second edition of the Civil Aviation Legal Advisers Forum (CALAF/2). He also expressed his appreciation for Oman’s role in boosting cooperation in field of international civil aviation.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed several matters of mutual interest.