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PIA so far makes payment to 20 families in plane crash case

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This was he disclosed in a meeting with Governor Sindh Imran Ismail and briefed him about post air crash PK-8303 relief efforts

KARACHI: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) PIA Air Marshal Arshad Malik said the airlines has so far made 20 compensation settlements to the next of kin with Rs 10 million per passengers of Karachi plane crash while others are in process and awaited fulfillment of formalities.  

This was he disclosed in a meeting with Governor Sindh Imran Ismail and briefed him about post aircrash PK-8303 relief efforts made.

CEO PIA informed that all ground affected have been provided full settlement . Only 04 houses repairs and construction was due.

He said that PIA was facing constraints such as legal requirements of succession certificates, dispute amongst the family members and reluctance in filing succession certificates while few families are reluctant to sign release and discharge deed.

Governor Sindh was apprised about certain elements who were misleading the families in terms of insurance claim which is also hindering the process of final settlement.

Governor Sindh appreciated the efforts of PIA management in providing relief and settling the compensations and hoped that the entire process to be completed as soon as possible. 

He directed PIA management to increase baggage compensation by additional Rs 100,000 to be given to the next of kin.

PIA through attorney general’s assistance to help families to get succession certificates and compensation amount to be released after submission of succession certificates.

PIA emergency response officials and senior management officials were present during the briefing.

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