Dhaka : The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has agreed to help the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh in enhancing the aviation sector's capacity of Bangladesh in terms of infrastructure and skilled manpower. AAI said this in a press statement on March 15.
A high-level delegation of CAAB visited AAI in India from March 7-11 to "explore possible cooperation avenues", AAI added.
AAI Chairperson Anuj Aggarwal assured the CAAB delegation that all possible assistance would be extended to strengthen the aviation sector in Bangladesh, the statement said.
AAI also agreed to assist CAAB in sustaining the post-COVID growth in aviation in the country, according to the statement.
AAI - with its highly-skilled professionals, state-of-the-art aviation training institutes, expertise in airport infrastructure and airspace design - further suggested providing customised courses as per the requirements to assist in the training progress.
During the visit, CAAB Chairman Mafidur Rahman and other delegates visited the Civil Aviation Training College in Allahabad; Indian Aviation Academy, Fire Training Centre and Central Command Centre of Air Traffic Flow Management in New Delhi for effective cooperation in respect of training.
This exploratory visit was significant for both the nations as Bangladesh is an important stakeholder in the aviation sector of this region.
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