The official opening of the Symposium was made by Minister for Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan Zhenis Kasymbek, Mayor of Astana, Asset Issekeshev, General Director of RSE “Kazaeronavigation” Azat Bekturov, and Deputy Director of the Bureau of Technical Cooperation and Head of the Office of ICAO’s Global Aviation Training Belayneh Meshesha.
"The symposium will be a unique platform for the exchange of best practices and experience in the development of human resources and training of aviation personnel, and will also be an opportunity for Kazakhstan to contribute to the further development of the aviation industry in the Eurasian continent", Zh. Kasymbek said.
According to the Ministry of Investment and Development of Kazakhstan, the symposium was attended by more than 350 delegates from 90 countries of the far and near abroad, including representatives of civil aviation authorities, air navigation services providers, manufacturing enterprises, civil aviation training centers, airlines, ground handling and cargo operators, maintenance organizations and airport operators.
According to the organizers, within the framework of the Symposium, the issues of using effective training methods, studying innovations and implementing effective and rational solutions in the field of aviation training will be considered.
The symposium is of particular interest to representatives of civil aviation authorities, providers of air navigation services, manufacturing facilities, civil aviation training centers, airlines, ground handling and cargo operators, maintenance organizations and airport operators.