Kathmandu : A conference of aviation director generals of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) will take place in Kathmandu from August 19-23, informed Rajan Pokharel, Director-General of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal.
Aviation director generals of concerned countries of Asia Pacific region will participate in the conference along with ICAO chair and security officers.
There are 193 members including Nepal in ICAO. Director-General Pokharel said that there would be a participation of different international organisations including Boeing, Airbus, International Air and Transport Association.
Nepal is organising the conference for the third time. The ICAO is celebrating its diamond jubilee establishment year. Earlier, Nepal had arranged the conference in 1976 and 1998.
The Director-General further mentioned that discussions would be held on various issues including safety, security, technical capacity building and infrastructure development of aviation of Asia Pacific region in the conference.
The conclusion of this conference will be presented at the 40th General Assembly of ICAO to be organised in October.