ISLAMABAD: The International Civil Aviation Day will be observed annually on December 7, 2013 across the globe including Pakistan to create awareness about the significance of civil aviation organaization.
ICA Day is to highlight the role of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in international air transport.
The organization is a United Nations’ (UN) body responsible for developing international standards for aviation safety.
ICAO was established on December 7, 1944, to secure international cooperation and uniformity in civil aviation matters.
The International Services Transit Agreement and the International Air Transport Agreement were also signed.
In 1994 ICAO established International Civil Aviation Day by to mark the organization’s 50th anniversary.
This observance aims at generating and reinforce global awareness of the importance of international civil aviation in the social and economic development.
The day also commemorates the ICAO’s role in promoting the safety, efficiency and regularity of international air transport.