Minister of Transport meets Secretary-General of ICAO

Montreal: The Minister of Transport and Communications, HE Jassim Bin Saif Al Sulaiti, has met with the Secretary-General of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), HE Dr Fang Liu, at the Organization’s Headquarters in Montreal, Canada.Talks during the meeting dealt with the demands of the State of Qatar to obtain its Right to Innocent Passage through international air routes in accordance with the principles of international law and international conventions and to refute claims of the four siege countries ahead of the scheduled ICAO’s Session at the level of Ministers on Monday to present Qatar’s technical file and the responses of the siege countries on the complaint submitted by the State of Qatar. During the meeting, a copy of the State of Qatar’s request to obtain its Flight Information Region (FIR) was delivered. The Minister of Transport and Communications highly appreciated the role being played by ICAO to hold the upcoming session at this critical time.

Source: Civil Aviation Authority, Qatar