CAAS Signs Agreements to Provide Aviation Training in Macedonia and Rwanda

08 February 2018


More than a showcase of aerospace technologies and advancements, this year’s Singapore Airshow was also one where new partnerships were forged.

Continuing its commitment towards ICAO’s No Country Left Behind initiative, the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) signed new training agreements with the Civil Aviation Agency of the Republic of Macedonia (MCAA) and the Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority (RCAA). Under these agreements, CAAS will provide aviation training in Macedonia and Rwanda respectively.

Mr Kevin Shum, Director-General of 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 agreements will see SAA – the training arm of CAAS – jointly develop programmes to build new skills and expertise in areas that will support the growth of Macedonian and Rwandan civil aviation.

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Mr Goran Jandreoski, Director-General, MCAA and Mr Kevin Shum, Director-General, CAAS at the signing of the training agreement between CAAS and MCAA.

“Such support means a lot especially in respect of knowledge quality improvement of our personnel and acquisition of new skills in the field of aviation safety, navigation, airport security as well as other areas that are very important for the civil aviation development,” said Mr Goran Jandreoski, Director-General of MCAA.

(Standing) His Excellency Guillaume Kavaruganda, High Commissioner of the Republic of Rwanda witnessing the signing of the training agreement between Mr Silas Udahemuka, Director- General, RCAA and Mr Kevin Shum, Director-General, CAAS

“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,” said Mr Silas Udahemuka, Director-General of RCAA