Captain Ayesha Al Hamili, Permanent Representative on the council of ICAO, joined the celebrations along with Mr. Raymond Benjamin, Secretary General of ICAO, Representatives of other contracting states and ICAO staff.
The organization, which is a specialized agency of the United Nations, leads the global efforts to develop civil aviation and implement policies to ensure safety and security of aviation throughout its 93 member States.
This year’s anniversary celebration held the title of “Assistance and Cooperation for Globally Sustainable Air Transport’ in reference to ICAO’s role in enhancing cooperation and exchange of expertise.
“In sharing ICAO its celebrating of the 67th anniversary, UAE also shares ICAO’s ultimate goal to enhance collaboration within the global aviation community aiming to improve the civil aviation field,” said Captain Aysha Al Hamili, UAE Representative on ICAO Council, on this occasion.
The GCAA is currently developing policies to enhance UAE role in leading ICAO’s different committees through the appointment of professional locals for leading positions in the ICAO.
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