DUBAI: Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force attended the inaugural ceremony of Dubai Air Show-2013 on Sunday. Air chiefs of a number of countries were also present on the occasion. The Dubai Air Show was inaugurated by Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai. Rana Tanveer Hussain, federal minister for defence production, also visited the air show. The air chief had a meeting with Li Yuhai, central executive vice president of the Aviation Industry of China and discussed matters regarding the performance of JF-17 Thunder. Aerial display could not be conducted due to dust storm.
Published in The Express Tribune, November 18th, 2013.