Middle East Regional Office

Mr. Mohamed Abubaker Farea

Regional Director

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Welcome to the International Civil Aviation Organization Middle East Regional Office

ICAO MID Office- Cairo

​The ICAO MID Office was established in Cairo, Egypt, in 1953 and encompasses 15 member States: Bahrain, Egypt, Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates and Yemen. Continuous improvement in global aviation safety and security is fundamental to ensuring Air Transport continues to play a major role in driving sustainable economic and social development around the world.  A safe, secure, economically viable and environmentally friendly air transport system is the ultimate goal of ICAO and its Member States.

ICAO MID Office 

  • Closely liaises with the States of accreditation and with appropriate organizations, Regional civil aviation bodies and sub-regional bodies and UN Agencies and programmes operating in the Region.

  • Ensures interregional coordination and promotes the timely and harmonized implementation of ICAO Strategic Objectives, policies and decisions, as well as Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) and the MID Air Navigation Plan (ANP) provisions.

  • Coordinates and  provides   required assistance and capacity building  activities for establishing and maintaining a coordinated and high performance air navigation system aiming at a safe, orderly and efficient air transport, which validates effective implementation of ICAO’s international standards.

  • Endeavors to meet the challenges in this expanding region with a goal to provide the highest level of safety, security, efficiency and to achieve a sustainable and environment friendly growth of international civil aviation.


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