Punishment and punishment process is underway in the national airline. Twenty-three employees were fired for fake degrees, bribery, theft of government records and other reasons.
According to a PIA spokesman, five employees were fired for forging, tempering degrees and documents. Six for prolonged absence without permission, one for disclosing official information, two for bribing a contractor, three for engaging in illegal and immoral activities, five for stealing and destroying government records and one for smuggling.
Three employees were demoted for not working as per PIA orders. The salaries of five employees were reduced for violating SOPs while show-cause notices were also issued to seven employees.
On the other hand, PIA also issued certificates of appreciation to 11 employees who performed well while giving cash awards to 05 employees.
Profitable new air routes such as Sharjah have been launched and the number of flights for profitable routes has been increased by suspending operations on loss-making routes.
At the same time, in the light of the orders of the Supreme Court, the dismissal of ghost employees and staff members with fake degrees was carried out and the medical facilities of the employees were centralized and the expenditure in this regard was reduced.
Extracted from City42 News