A representative of Kazakhstan was elected to the position of the Vice Chair of the Joint Authorities for Rulemaking on Unmanned Systems (JARUS), QazMonitor reports citing the Civil Aviation Committee.
On September 18-22, the Canadian capital of Ottawa hosted the organization’s plenary meeting, during which, the vice chair for the Asia/Australia region was elected.
The voting was attended by Catalin Radu, the director general of the Aviation Administration of Kazakhstan, and Vladimir Koshmanov, the director of the Department of Unmanned Aircraft Systems. Following the voting, Radu was elected to the post.
The appointment is expected to positively impact the advancement of legislation and the implementation of international standards in unmanned aviation.
Additionally, the parties agreed to hold the next JARUS plenary meeting in Astana in May 2024.
The Joint Authorities for Rulemaking on Unmanned Systems (JARUS) unites civil aviation authorities from different countries with the primary goal of developing internationally agreed-upon principles for unmanned aviation. The organization promotes cooperation among its member states and serves as a central body for sharing experiences and best practices in the regulation of unmanned aviation.