PAF fully prepared to thwart enemy’s aggression, says air chief

Mujahid Anwar Khan visits PAF Base Qadri in Skardu and witnesses various operational activities


APP July 25, 2020
Air chief witnesses various operational activities at the base. PHOTO: APP

ISLAMABAD:

Pakistan Air Force (PAF) is aware of geo-strategic developments in the region and fully prepared to thwart enemy’s aggression, said Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan on Saturday.

The air chief marshal visited PAF Base Qadri at Skardu in Gilgit-Baltistan where he witnessed various operational activities at the base including rapid deployment of fighter aircraft and combat support elements, according to a statement issued by the PAF.

Addressing base personnel, he said that the aggressive military procurements by the enemy were not going unnoticed and necessary measures were in place to ensure the balance of military power in conventional domain as well.

The air chief assured the nation that PAF alongside its sister services was ever ready to give a befitting response to any misadventure by the adversary.

Expressing concern over the state terrorism Indian occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IOJK), Air Chief Mujahid Khan stated that the nation unequivocally supports the freedom struggle of Kashmiris and reiterated the need for expeditious resolution of Kashmir dispute in accordance with the United Nations’ resolutions.

He was also briefed on the ongoing infrastructure development works at the base. The air chief appreciated operational preparedness of the base personnel and expressed his satisfaction over the pace of developmental works.


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