As per the Declaration adopted by the ICAO Council at the Fourth Meeting of the 219th Session on 9 March 2020 relating to the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Council in its Declaration stressed the importance of engaging in cross-sector collaboration and the principles of multilateralism, strong international cooperation and coordination among all entities involved in the joint action against this unprecedented pandemic; and urged Member States and stakeholders to foster and implement a culture of collaboration and information sharing among public health and civil aviation authorities.
With reference to the above, a Teleconference session was held amongst the APAC CAA Director Generals on 31 March 2020 from 9.30 AM till12.45 PM. Information and presentations were shared by the member states participants on the current processes and way forward in combating the global pandemic COVID-19 in Aviation.
There were around 30 member states from the South Asia Pacific Region who participated in the teleconference today.
The Director and the Division Chiefs from BCAA attended the virtual coneference.