Bahrain civil aviation officials honoured
Manama, December 31, 2012
Four long-serving executives of Bahrain’s Civil Aviation Affairs were honoured on the occasion of their retirement at a recent ceremony in Manama, held under the patronage of Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, Minister of Transportation.
The officials included Undersecretary for Civil Aviation Affairs Captain Abdul-Rahman Mohammed Al-Gaood, director of Meteorology Yousif Khalaf, chief of operations at Meteorology Habib Al Aali and acting chief of Climate and Operation at Meteorology.
The Minister praised the executives on their significant achievements and dedicated efforts to develop and enhance the Civil Aviation sector at all levels, led by Captain Al Gaood.
Captain Al-Gaood said: “I am very proud to have been a part of this dynamic team and be able to make key contributions to the development of this vital sector.”
Captain Al Gaood’s career started as one of the first pilot Bahraini pilots working at Gulf Air. With around 40 years’ experience in the aviation industry, Captain Al Gaood was appointed as Assistant Undersecretary for Civil Aviation Affairs at the Ministry of Transportation in 1996 and then promoted to Undersecretary in 2002, a position he held until his retirement.
At the end of the ceremony, the Minister presented the retirees with a memento in recognition of their services. – TradeArabia News Service
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