RIYADH: The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) in Saudi Arabia and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of the UK have signed a memorandum of understanding, a report said.
The MoU was signed by Abdul Hakim bin Mohammed Al-Tamimi, chairman of the Gaca, and Richard Moriarty, chairman of the UK CAA, said a report.
Under the agreement, both entities aim to train and build capacity in various sectors of civil aviation, safety, security and environmental protection in air transport. They also aim to be open to the latest technologies and best practices in various sectors of civil aviation, as well as to enhance mutual cooperation in the field of civil aviation.
The memorandum also addressed the topics of privatisation, revenue sharing and financing units’ project, as well as the establishment and development of civil aviation research centres.
The MoU comes within the framework of cooperation between the two sides in the field of civil aviation and their wish to enhance bilateral cooperation between the two parties, the report said.