The European Union (EU) and eight South Asian states have started a four-year civil aviation cooperation, aimed at improving safety and strengthening technical ties. The project, which launched March 24, is being managed by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and will cover safety, industrial links and environmental impact. Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are all participating in the project. EASA executive director Patrick Ky said ...

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