Bangladesh civil aviation authority chairman Air Vice Marshal M Mafidur Rahman has been elected as vice-chairman of the 56th Conference of the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) of Asia Pacific (APAC) region, an official release said on Monday.
The conference was held on 19-24 August in Kathmandu of Nepal where a Bangladesh delegation led by Mafidur Rahman attended, the release said.Around 400 delegation including Chief Executives of Civil Aviation Authority of 37 APAC States, Representatives from States Civil Aviation Ministry, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), International Air Transport Association (IATA), EU Civil Aviation, United Kingdom, United States, DGCA France, Boeing and Airbus Company, Aircraft and Parts Manufacturer Company and representatives of various airlines joined the Conference, it added.
Nepal civil aviation authority director general Rajan Phokhrel was also elected as the chairman of the conference, the release continued.
Bangladesh will host the 571h DGCA Conference, which will be held at Dhaka in 2020.
In this regard, a video clip was presented during the 56th DGCA Conference and a stall was decorated displaying all Bangladeshi items to promote the country’s aviation activities, which was vastly appreciated by ICAO and delegations attended the conference.