The federal government assigned additional charge of the director general of Civil Aviation Authority Squadron Leader (retd) Shahrukh Nusrat who is currently posted as secretary, Aviation Division.
According to a notification issued by the Establishment Division, Nusrat has been given the charge of the CAA director general for a period of three months or till the appointment of a regular incumbent with immediate effect.
Squadron Leader (retd) Shahrukh Nusrat, a BS-22 officer of Pakistan Administrative Service, is currently posted as secretary, Aviation Division.
Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority, established in 1982, is a public sector body working under the federal government through Aviation Division Cabinet Secretariat for the promotion and regulation of Civil Aviation operations.
Prior to the creation of CAA, a Civil Aviation Department in the Ministry of Defence managed the Civil Aviation related activities.
The defence ministry continued to be the controlling ministry even after the creation of CAA in December 1982. However, in June 2013, the federal government assigned this responsibility to Cabinet Secretariat (Aviation Division).