Passing out: 25th Air War course concludes

Air chief tells cadets that they need to learn new skills and level of preparedness to combat challenges.

Press Release July 10, 2012

KARACHI: Highlighting the fact that Pakistan’s strategic had changed the security environment in the country, the country’s air chief said that there was a need to change old operation concepts and incorporate new sets of skills and level of preparedness to combat the challenges posed.

Addressing the convocation ceremony of the 25th Air War Course at Air War College, PAF Base Faisal, Karachi,  Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt expressed confidence that through the knowledge, skills and attitude acquired at the Air War College, the graduating officers will make a profound impact on the combat preparedness of their respective services.

The Chief Guest congratulated the recipients of certificates on successful completion of an important milestone in their career progression.

He urged them to further build on this experience through continued quest for knowledge. Commenting on the strategic environment he said that new threats have transformed the security environment in the country and warranted a change in operational concepts, different sets of skills and level of preparedness.

“I am confident that the Air War College has adequately prepared you for that," the Air Chief said.

Earlier, Air Vice Marshal Azher Hasan, Air Officer Commanding, Air War College presented the course report, highlighting the focus on imparting quality professional military education which shall cater for the ever changing threat scenarios, both internal and external. The convocation ceremony was attended by many high ranking civil and military officials.


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