ICAO follows up on Thailand’s effort to address aviation problems

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BANGKOK– The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has met with the Thai government to follow up on the latter’s effort to improve its aviation safety standards.

The International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) regional director for Asia Pacific, Arun Mishra met this week with Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha at Government House.

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During the meeting, the Thai Premier expressed his appreciation for ICAO’s understanding and willingness to help Thailand resolve problems in the aviation industry, especially safety issues.

Gen Prayut told Mr Mishra that Thailand had been implementing various measures to overhaul the system while putting a master plan in place to provide long term solutions such as providing intensive training for aviation personnel, restructuring aviation agencies, and revising laws and regulations to meet international standards.

In reply, Mr Mishra thanked Thailand for allowing ICAO to set up its office in Thailand while expressing confidence that Thailand will be able to eradicate aviation problems very soon under Gen Prayut’s administration.