Saudi Arabia secures presidency of ICAO’s Aviation Security Committee

Marking a significant achievement for its airspace sector, Saudi Arabia has secured the presidency of one of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s top committees.

Bader Al-Sagri will serve as the Kingdom’s representative on the Aviation Security Committee for 2023-2024, with the announcement made during the 229th session of the ICAO’s council meeting in Montreal, Canada.

The move means Saudi Arabia will play a crucial role in providing recommendations on policies, strategic directions, and planning activities.

The committee’s responsibilities also include offering consultations on global standards and security recommendations, assessing emerging threats to international civil aviation, and implementing necessary measures to safeguard the industry from unlawful interference.

Saudi Arabia’s presidency of the Aviation Security Committee strengthens its ongoing commitment to ensure the safety and security of the global air transport system.

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