ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan stated that the nation’s armed forces had been properly versed in defending borders and are totally able to defeating the enemy.
The air chief handed the remarks whereas addressing a ceremony held on the PAF Martyrs’ Day being noticed at the moment.
“On the memorable and historic day of September 7, I pay tribute to all heroes of Pakistan Air Force who stood like a rock against enemy aggression and reduced its nefarious intentions to dust,” stated Air Chief Marshal Anwar.
He added that the PAF salutes its martyrs and veterans for his or her willpower, braveness and spirit of sacrifice and renewed the pledge that they may by no means permit any hurt to the homeland.
Highlighting the present scenario in Indian Illegally Occupied Kashmir, he stated that we additionally categorical our solidarity with the Kashmiri brothers and sisters who’ve been preventing in opposition to oppression and tyranny for seven a long time.
The air chief additionally laid floral wreath on the Martyrs’ Monument and supplied Fateha.
PAF is observing September 7 as Martyrs’ Day in any respect PAF Bases all through the nation.
The day began with particular Du’aa and Quran Khawani for the Shuhada of 1965 and 1971 wars and people who laid down their lives in motion because the creation of Pakistan.
Earlier within the day, a wreath-laying ceremony was additionally held on the grave of Pilot Officer Rashid Minhas who earned a Nishan-i-Haider for his gallantry.
Air Officer Commanding Southern Air Command Air Vice Marshal Ghulam Abbas Ghumman supplied ‘Fateha’ and laid floral wreath on the grave of the Shaheed on behalf of air chief. Similar wreath-laying ceremonies had been additionally held on the graves of PAF Martyrs’ all around the nation.