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PIA CEO’s name put on Exit Control List

ISLAMABAD: The government authorities have placed name of chief operating officer of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Bernd Hildenbrand on the Exit Control List (ECL) following initiation of inquiry against him for 'funds embezzlement', ARY News reported. According to sources in the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), the carrier’s German CEO Bernd Hildenbrand is currently under investigation for alleged misappropriation of funds in purchase of airplanes, hence his name has been put on the ECL to bar him from…

Over 15 Kg heroin recovered from PIA’s Jeddah-bound Boeing-777

ISLAMABAD: Officials of anti-narcotics force (ANF), Pakistan Customs and Airport Security Force raided a Jeddah-bound Boeing-777 of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) at the at Jinnah International Airport and recovered over 15 kilogrammes of heroin from its secret sections, ARY News reported on Wednesday. According to a PIA Spokesman, during a routine pre-departure search of Boeing-777, scheduled to operate as PK-7121 (Karachi-Jeddah) more than 15 kg heroin was found late Tuesday. Also Read: PIA grounds all…