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Visit of Afghan air traffic controllers to Czechia: prospective partnership

As part of the economic diplomacy projects of the Czech Republic, a working visit of the Afghan Civil Aviation Authority (ACAA) management, organized by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Kabul, took place in Czechia from 11 to 17 January 2021. The visit was focused on introduction of leading Czech companies, solutions and know-how in the area of responsibility of the ACAA.

Tight schedule of the visit included academic, state and private entities in Hradec Kralove, Jenec, Pardubice and Prague. During visits to workplaces and facilities, participants expressed admiration for the technological sophistication of Czech systems and know-how, while companies’ representatives praised the high level of knowledge of the Afghan experts.

The Ambassador of the Czech Republic in Kabul, Jiri Baloun, who organized an incoming trade mission in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, evaluated the working visit as follows: "The aim of the visit was to inform the ACAA management about Czech approach to air traffic control systems, technologies and related services, and attempt to establish a long-term cooperation in this field. A memorandum of understanding is currently being drafted to provide a basis for a strategic partnership. The objectives have been met."

Czech Embassy in Kabul would like to thank all those who contributed to the successful realisation of economically important visit, namely: Air Navigation Services of the CR, Civil Aviation Authority of the CR, CSG Aerospace (ELDIS, RETIA, CS Soft), Czech Technical University, ERA, Rohde & Schwarz, Transcon, for their expertise, as well as medical facilities (Prague Hygienic Station and Institute of Aviation Medicine, Prague) for their assistance in ensuring the compliance with the COVID-19 pandemic regulations, and last but not least the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Prague.

Visit of Afghan air traffic controllers to Czechia: prospective partnership

Visit of Afghan air traffic controllers to Czechia: prospective partnership

Visit of Afghan air traffic controllers to Czechia: prospective partnership

Visit of Afghan air traffic controllers to Czechia: prospective partnership