The authorities of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) have sacked as many as 760 employees including 17 pilots for having fake degrees. While speaking to the media, the Federal Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan said the licenses of the pilots who were having the fake degrees were revoked by the authorities, as reported by ARY News
After inspecting Labour Square in Taxila, the minister said he welcomed the move of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to initiate an inquiry against him and his family. He further said that those who looted the country in the past three decades should also be held accountable.
While replying to a question, the minister said that Rs160 billion were distributed through the Ehsaas Cash Program launched by the Imran Khan-led federal government of Pakistan. The aviation minister said that the relief of Rs716 billion would be given to the people of Pakistan over the electricity.
It is pertinent to mention here that the earlier on July 2, Research Snipers reported that the authorities of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) had sacked an Assistant Manager Flight Services Khalid Mehmood Jadoon from his office for having a fake degree.
As per the notification, the national airline had dismissed the assistant manager flight services from his services after finding him guilty of holding a fake degree of the Bachelors in Arts (BA).