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  World   Asia  19 Jul 2019  Pakistan lost over Rs 8 billion due to airspace closure: Report

Pakistan lost over Rs 8 billion due to airspace closure: Report

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Jul 19, 2019, 1:50 pm IST
Updated : Jul 19, 2019, 1:50 pm IST

‘It’s a huge loss for our overall (aviation) industry,’ Pakistan Federal Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan said on Thursday.

‘But this restriction hit India harder than Pakistan. The loss of India is almost double. But at this juncture détente and harmony are required from both sides,’ added Khan.  (Photo: File | Representative))
 ‘But this restriction hit India harder than Pakistan. The loss of India is almost double. But at this juncture détente and harmony are required from both sides,’ added Khan. (Photo: File | Representative))

Karachi: The Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) reportedly suffered a loss of Rs 8.5 billion because of airspace restrictions since February, according to Pakistani media reports.

“It’s a huge loss for our overall (aviation) industry,” Pakistan Federal Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan said on Thursday, reported by IANS.

“But this restriction hit India harder than Pakistan. The loss of India is almost double. But at this juncture détente and harmony are required from both sides,” added Khan.

Tags: pakistan, airspace restrictions, loss, pulwama attack, india
Location: Pakistan, Sindh, Karachi