CAAS collaborates with Macedonia, Rwanda counterparts to provide aviation traini
February 7, 2018: The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has concluded training agreements with the Civil Aviation Agency of the Republic of Macedonia (MCAA) and the Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority (RCAA), for CAAS to provide aviation training in Macedonia and Rwanda respectively. The agreements were signed by the director-general of CAAS, Kevin Shum, the director-general of MCAA, Goran Jandreoski and the director-general of RCAA, Silas Udahemuka, on the sidelines of the Singapore Airshow on February 7, 2018.
Under the agreement, CAAS, through its training arm – the Singapore Aviation Academy – will develop and conduct relevant training programmes to support aviation development in Macedonia and Rwanda.
Kevin Shum, director general, CAAS said, “CAAS is pleased to work with the civil aviation authorities of Macedonia and Rwanda to design training programmes that suit their needs. These collaborations are well aligned with the International Civil Aviation Organization’s ‘No Country Left Behind’ initiative. They will help to develop aviation human capital for the advancement of international civil aviation.”
Director general of MCAA, Goran Jandreoski said, “Such support means a lot especially in respect of knowledge quality improvement of our personnel and new skills acquiring in the field of aviation safety, navigation, airport security as well as other fields that are very important for the civil aviation development. I would like to express my assurance that as CAA, we are entirely dedicated to justify the confidence being given to us by your party as our partners and associates and to respond with provision of quality services, safe and secure traffic to the satisfaction of the aviation industry as well as the travelling public.”
Director general of RCAA, Silas Udahemuka said, “Partnering with CAAS will impart aviation knowledge and skills in our nascent human resource, which is a much needed building block for Rwanda to steadily achieve the required standards for a safe and secure aviation industry. The collaboration is also in line with ICAO Next Generation of Aviation Professionals initiative seeking to ensure that enough qualified and competent personnel are available to sustain the global growth of the aviation industry.”