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Mr. Shujaat Azeem

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Special Assistant To Prime Minist...

PIA
 
Background

Employment History

  • Adviser On Aviation
    PM
  • Adviser To the Prime Minister On Aviation
  • Partner
    Chaudhry Munir
  • Chief Executive Officer
    Royal Air Service

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
    PIA
  • Advisor On Aviation
    PM
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Web References
The board appreciated performance of the ...
www.dawn.com, 30 April 2014 [cached]
The board appreciated performance of the national airline and efforts of Shujaat Azeem, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Aviation and Chairman PIA Gardezi for the revival of PIA.
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Take note the ailing corporations of the world: You need Shujaat Azeem and Gardezi to rescue you.
Aviation policy to be presented in ...
www.onlinenews.com.pk, 19 July 2013 [cached]
Aviation policy to be presented in 120 days: Shujaat Azeem ONLINE - International News Network
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Aviation policy to be presented in 120 days: Shujaat Azeem
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Some major decisions, Azeem said, he took after assuming the charge included streamlining the CAA flight billing system that raised revenues in billions, closure of PIA offline stations abroad (where flights operations are not conducted) and installation of sophisticated security systems and related equipments at the airports. The advisors conversation included some startling disclosures on rampantly corrupt practices in the PIA and CAA, which, according to him, inflicted financial losses to the national kitty to the tune of billions of rupees.
Regarding the much talked about privatisation of the PIA, Shujaat Azeem said that 35 per cent of the PIA shares would be sold to a potential strategic investor.
The privatisation process, he said, would be conducted in six months. Deliberations with several international companies are under way in this regard, he informed.
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Following this policy, the PIA offline stations in Chicago, Sydney, Glasgow and Yanbu have been closed down, Azeem said.
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Azeem said he ordered making functional the automatic system for billing, which, he claimed, raised the CAA flight billing revenues from 19 billion rupees to Rs 32 billion. "The flight billing revenue took a major jump because corrupt practices were brought to an end. The officials responsible for negligence were suspended and an inquiry had been launched against them. We are targeting the figures of Rs 50 billion as far as flight billing revenues are concerned," he said.
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Shujaat Azeem, who is subjected to criticism from certain quarters for having dual-nationality, said, the constitution of Pakistan did not bar him from having dual citizenship.
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Azeem believed that those elements whose personal interests were affected with his measures to revamp PIA and CAA were running a smearing campaign against him.
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Responding to another criticism involving the appointment of PIA Board of Directors (BoD) and its chairman, Shujaat Azeem said that the selection of BoD at any state-owned enterprise was the government's prerogative.
Talking to Shujaat Azeem, ...
www.brecorder.com, 8 May 2014 [cached]
Talking to Shujaat Azeem, PM's Advisor on Aviation who called on him, the minister said the process of acquiring more planes for the airline should be put on fast track for facilitation of the passengers and the people.
He assured him of government's complete support for bringing financial stability to the national airline.
Dar appreciated the efforts, being made by the Advisor Advisor to upgrade PIA and steps being taken to improve its performance.
Earlier Shujaat Azeem, briefed the Finance Minister on the reforms being introduced in PIA.
He also informed about the progress and performance of the national carrier and the financial issues, being faced by the airline.
ISLAMABAD: In the first high-level ...
www.onlinenews.com.pk, 27 July 2013 [cached]
ISLAMABAD: In the first high-level appointment scandal for the new government, Adviser to Prime Minister on Aviation Captain (retd) Shujaat Azeem has tendered his resignation to the prime minister after being unable to defend his appointment in front of the apex court.
Captain (retd) Shujaat Azeem forwarded his resignation to PM Nawaz Sharif for approval after he failed to justify his position before the SC as the PM's adviser on aviation after a controversy surrounding his background erupted.
It had been claimed that Azeem, who would be heading the aviation industry in his capacity as adviser, was a dual national, had been court-martialled and had shares in a company carrying out development work at New Benazir Bhutto International Airport.
"We need to keep extremely vigilant," ...
www.reuters.com, 9 June 2014 [cached]
"We need to keep extremely vigilant," said Shujaat Azeem, special assistant to Sharif on aviation.
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