Air Chief Marshal (ACM) Mujahid Anwar Khan on Monday took over Pakistan Air Force (PAF) command, Express News reported.
Khan, the 22nd air chief was born on December 23, 1962 and secured commission in December 1983. A qualified flying instructor from the Air War College and a graduate of National Defense University, Khan is a recipient of the Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee gold medal, the coveted sword of honor and the best pilot officer laurel.
Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan designated as new Chief of Air Staff
A formation of JF-17 fighter jets presented a guard of honour to outgoing ACM Sohail Aman on the occasion. Aman hailed the PAF as an exemplary force and said he took great pride in having served as an airman.
“The PAF has played a pivotal role in the struggle against terrorism," he added. The outgoing air chief also said national defence had been strengthened and the force was being equipped in line with contemporary needs.
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“The role essayed by the PAF in the war against terrorism is without precedent the world over,”Aman said. He also spoke about the various welfare projects undertaken by the force nationwide.
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