CJIAC CEO and taxi drivers talk safety

12th August, 2013

TIMEHRI - Safety of passengers and speeding were among “a laundry list of issues” candidly discussed during a meeting between the Chief Executive Officer and taxi drivers of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport Corporation (CJIAC) on August 8.

Held in the Viewing Gallery, over 30 drivers were in attendance.

The meeting came on the heels of a tragic accident that claimed the life of Roopnarine “Blinky” Sooklall on August 5. He was 43.

“We are a service oriented organization. So we also have to focus on safety, our passengers depend on that oath,” Mr. Ghir stated.

He reiterated that taxi drivers are crucial to the daily operation of CJIAC.

In recounting his fond memories of “Blinkey”, the Airport CEO said “his commitment to his job and the service he provided was an invaluable one and he will be surely missed.”

The funeral service for Mr. Sooklall was held on Sunday, August 11.