ISLAMABAD, Jan 30 (APP):Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Zulfikar Bukhari Wednesday discussed the issues of mutual interests with a delegation of British Embassy representatives, officials of British Airways, who called on him.
In the meeting, British Airways’ flight operations in Pakistan were discussed and the Special Assistant assured the delegation of full support of the government.
British Airways is set to start its flight operations in June this year. Three flights will be operated from Islamabad to London every week, said a press release issued here.
Zulfikar Bukhari asked British Airways to help spread the positive image of Pakistan across the world. He said that British Airways could help increasing tourism in Pakistan.
Pakistan’s  connectivity with the world is going to increase and this will come as an opportunity for the country.
Additionally, the Safe City project came under discussion and the delegation expressed satisfaction with the efficacy of the project in ensuring the safety of the capital city.
Paul Coventry, Head of Worldwide Airports, John Monks, Director Safety and Security and David Craig, International Risk Adviser were part of the British Airways delegation.
British Airways Officials thanked the Special Assistant for his continuous support and appreciated the world class facilities being provided at the New Islamabad Airport.
The delegation told Zulfikar Bukhari that by size and design, the new Islamabad Airport is among the few best airports in the region.