KARACHI: Mr. Sunil V.A., Regional Vice President Oman Air and Mr. Ken Marshall, Country Manager Oman Air-Pakistan had a luncheon meeting with TAAP at Karachi Gymkhana where he was warmly welcomed by Mr. Anwar Rasheed, Vice Chairman TAAP and Mr. Muhammad Hanif Rinch, Vice Chairman APJC-P & Ex-Chairman TAAP along with Executive Committee and Senior Members of TAAP and large number of Travel Agents and Tour Operators.
In his welcome address Mr. Muhammad Yahya Polani, Ex-Chairman TAAP and APJC-Pakistan stated that TAAP is the National Association of Travel and Tourism Industry duly registered with Federal Commerce Ministry, Government of Pakistan and aims to promote goodwill, harmony and mutual understanding with the Government and Foreign Counterparts to promote travel and tourism industry and safeguard the interest of its members.
He also said that Members of TAAP across Pakistan are contributing towards Travel and Tourism Industry of Pakistan. TAAP maintains a strong presence, in the governmental circles and enjoys representation in Councils and Advisory Board of important Federal and Provincial Ministries, Departments and Authorities.
Mr. Ken Marshall, Country Manager Pakistan of Oman Air accompanying the Chief Guest thanked TAAP for the warm welcome extended to him and the Chief Guest.
Mr. Sunil while conveying his thanks for the heartiest warm welcome extended to him upon his visit, stated that Oman Air started its flights for Karachi-Pakistan in year 2007 keeping in view that Oman Air network would strengthen the bilateral economic relation and promoting tourism by connecting the commercial and industrial hub of Pakistan and now in 2017 Oman Air is operating from Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad to international destination. He said Oman Air widely recognized as one of the most innovative airlines in the world particularly state of the art cargo handling facility soon to be completed at Muscat would also be extended and available in the region in near future, thus providing unmatched facilities to the travellers of Pakistan.
A crest was presented to Mr. Sunil V.A. by Mr. Muhammad Yahya Polani and a traditional Pakistani Turban (Kulla) was worn by Mr. Muhammad Hanif Rinch.