Saudi Arabia allows PIA to operate more flights to kingdom

Saudi Arabia allows PIA to operate more flights to kingdom

Saudi Arabia allows PIA to operate more flights to kingdom

The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). Image: File

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ISLAMABAD: Saudi Arabia has allowed the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to operate increased number of flights to the kingdom.

The PIA spokesman, in a press release, said that the national flag carrier would now operate 48 flights in a week between different destinations of the two countries.

He said eight flights each would be operated to Dammam and Madina, nine to Riyadh and 23 to Jeddah.

Read more: Pakistan, Saudi Arabia sign two agreements on workers’ recruitment, skills

The spokesman said the PIA would get permission for more flights from the Saudi Arabian government, if needed.

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A day ago, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia had signed two agreements related to the workers’ recruitment and skills verification programme of the Pakistani workforce being employed in the kingdom.

The signing ceremony of the agreements took place during the visit of the Minister of Education Shafqat Mahmood to Saudi Arabia.

Read more: Pakistan, Saudi Arabia agree to strengthen economic ties

The agreement on workers’ recruitment will contribute toward further streamlining the process of export of workforce from Pakistan in diverse professions in the Kingdom while safeguarding their due rights and providing comprehensive legal protection to Pakistani workers employed in Saudi Arabia.

The agreement will also help in resolving contractual disputes and taking legal recourse against recruitment offices, companies or agencies for any violation.

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