UAE, Arab Aviation Body Sign Pact to Boost Skill Pool

Dubai, Jan 29 (IANS) The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Arab Civil Aviation Commission (ACAC) have signed a pact to build capacity of its staff, WAM news agency reported.

As part of the agreement, training grants will be offered to ACAC member-states during 2010-2012.

Training will include aviation safety measures, accident probes, security and management, among others. Training will be imparted in the UAE and abroad.

The aim is to build capacity of the aviation staff and strengthen collaboration between the UAE and the Arab World, according to the report Thursday.

"Qualified and specialised human resources have always been the key factors of excellence in the civil aviation industry and have played essential role in promoting this industry within the national economy system.

"Both UAE and GCAA features high-caliber professionals who were trained and qualified according to the International Civil Aviation Organisation standards," said GCAA director general Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, after signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with ACAC here.



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