LAHORE - All out efforts would be made to make PIA a profitable airline and that this can be achieved with the combined efforts of all employees. We are not afraid of the prevailing competition in the aviation industry and will Insha Allah will be successful. This was remarked by the new Managing Director of PIA, Nadeem Khan Yousufzai, during his meeting with representatives of Joint Action Committee of PIA Employees. A PIA official said here on Tuesday that the Managing Director PIA also assured representatives of Joint Action Committee of the support of the management. He further stated that the PIA management will provide better facilities to the employees of the Corporation and employees performance will be judged purely merit. The PIA Managing Director said that the employees housing scheme will continue and that they will be provided subsidy in education allowance for their children, car and motorcycle easy installment loans will also be provided. He said that the PIA will also provide marriage allowance to the needy employees on case to case basis. Employees will also get utility credit allowance for purchase at Utility Stores. Nadeem Yousufzai stated that establishment of a PIA foundation is his long time dream through which PIA employees and especially the retired employees will be benefitted. The working on this project will be started soon and may involve transfer of some of non-core activities to the PIA Foundation, which will not only generate revenues but will also result in saving for PIA. The Convener of Joint Action Committee of PIA employees and President PALPA, Sohail Baluch, extended full support and cooperation to the newly appointed Managing Director of PIA. He also announced to give a portion of Pilots salary for the Staff (employees of Pay groups 1 -IV) of the airline. The Representatives of Joint Action Committee included Captain Sohail Baluch, President PALPA and Convener Joint Action Committee, Captain TM Rabbani, General Secretary PALPA, Shaukat Jamshed President SAEP (Society of Aircraft Engineers), Zakir Farooq, General Secretary (SAEP) Aziz Suharwardy and Nadeem Afgan, FENA (Flight Engineers Association), Najeeb Khan, President ATAP and Chaudhry Bashir Ahmed, SVP Peoples Unity- CBA, Nasrullah of PIA Cabin Crew Association, Safdar Anjum (Friends of PIA Alliance), Shamim Akmal, President Air league and Obaidullah, President PIACEU.