Air ambulance for Umer Sharif to reach on Sept 26

Pakistani actor and comic Umer Sharif. — NEWSONHY Information screengrab
  • CAA permits air ambulance to land at Jinnah Worldwide Airport to move Umer Sharif to the US for therapy.
  • The air ambulance with a name signal IFA 1264 will land at Karachi airport on September 26 at 11pm.
  • Together with the captain, 5 crew members can even come within the air ambulance.

KARACHI: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Friday allowed the air ambulance to land at Jinnah Worldwide Airport to move ailing Umer Sharif to the USA for therapy.

The air ambulance with a name signal IFA 1264 will land at Karachi airport on September 26 at 11pm.

Together with the captain, 5 crew members can even come within the air ambulance to switch the celebrated veteran comic and actor to the USA.

Earlier this week, the Sindh authorities had requested the federal authorities to permit the air ambulance booked for Sharif to enter the premises of Pakistan.

In a letter written to the Ministry of Finance on Monday, the Sindh Well being Division had stated that Sindh will bear all of the bills for the air ambulance.

Nevertheless, issues associated to airspace and aviation come underneath the federal authorities, the letter learn.

In line with the letter, the well being division had urged the federal authorities to resolve all points associated to air ambulance as quickly as potential.

In one other letter written to the Finance Division, the Sindh authorities had requested the discharge of the International Change Price range 2021-22.

In line with the letter, the province had requested “launch of quantity $169,800 (equal to Rs28,498 million) underneath present expenditures ‘Invisible’ for cost to On Name Worldwide LLC, II Manor Parkway Salem NH 0309, on account of bills of air ambulance for Umer Sharif, a legendary artist throughout the present monetary 12 months 2021-22.”

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