In order to attract foreign airlines to Pakistan and minimize security risks, the government will install 39 scanning machines at airports across the country at an estimated cost of Rs. 3.277 billion.
According to official documents, the projects will be implemented at six airports across Pakistan, including Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and Gilgit Baltistan.
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is the project implementation body and plans to upgrade 21 baggage scanning machines and 18 hand baggage scanning machines across the country at international airport.
The work includes the installation of Dual View / Computed Tomography (CT) checked and cabin baggage scanning machines at Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) Karachi, Allama Iqbal International Airport (AIP) Lahore, Quetta International Airport, Faisalabad International Airport, Gwadar International Airport, Skardu Airport, Pakistani Civil Aviation Authority (Pak-CAA) headquarters and Pakistani Airport Authority (PAA) headquarters.