29th Steering Committee Meeting of COSCAP – South Asia
31st March 2022

The 29th Steering Committee Meeting of COSCAP – South Asia (Cooperative Development of Operational Safety and Continuing Airworthiness Programme – South Asia), the organization established in 1997 with the aim of promoting safety in civil aviation, was successfully held in Colombo from 29th to 31st of March, 2022.

The Chairman of COSCAP-South Asia and DGCA Nepal, Er. Pradeep Adhikari conducted the steering committee meeting. DGCA Nepal delivered welcome remarks and closing remarks in his capacity of Chairman of COSCAP-South Asia. DGCA Nepal invited all States and airlines to operate flights from Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA).

Delegates from the member countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, representatives from Boeing, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Airbus, European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Civil Aviation Authorities of Britain (CAA-UK) and France (DGCA-France) attended the meeting.

The meeting revolved around the safety operations of the South Asian region and delegates were very keen on the suggestions and agreed to look into them favorably.