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ACI & ICAO

ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu speaks at Conseil des Relations Internationales de Montreal event Highlights appeal of the city for international businesses By Ryan White, Communications Manager, ACI World Dr. Fang Liu, Secretary General of ICAO, spoke on 16 February 2016 at a lunch hosted by Conseil des Relations Internationales de Montreal (CORIM). The event was attended by international businesses headquartered in Montreal, including ACI staff and a number of other aviation organizations. Dr. Liu discussed Montreal’s unique status as “the world capital of civil aviation,” referencing ACI as one of the major air transport agencies to call Montreal home. “We have been very pleased… to have helped attract other major air transport agencies to Montréal by virtue of our presence here,” she said. “These include IATA, which has been headquartered

here with us since 1945, as well as more recent additions such as Airports Council International, representing world airports; the global pilots association, IFALPA; and the global air traffic controllers’ association, IFATCA.” She went on to discuss ICAO’s role— and indeed that of the entire aviation industry—in achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): “To foster growth in a sustainable manner, and towards solutions in aid of collective and noble goals such as poverty eradication and inclusive, productive economies, transport ministries must first establish coherent policies between the aviation, tourism, trade and other transport sectors,” she said. “Only through this leadership will we move

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