Turkish air chief praises exceptional progress made by PAF  

Pic15-054 ISLAMABAD: Mar 15 – A PAF JF-17 Thunder, painted with a Pakistani Flag, takes part in rehearsal for Pakistan Day parade. ONLINE PHOTO by Waseem Khan

 ISLAMABAD: General Hasan Küçükakyüz, Commander Turkish Air Force, visited Air Headquarters here on Wednesday. On his arrival at Air Headquarters, the distinguished guest was received by Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force.

A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Air Force presented the Guard of Honour.  The visiting guest paid homage to the martyrs of PAF by laying a floral wreath on Martyrs’ Monument.

Later on, he called on the Air Chief in his office. Various matters pertaining to regional security and areas of mutual cooperation came under discussion during the meeting.  While lauding the professionalism of PAF personnel, the Turkish air chief praised the exceptional progress made by PAF over the years, especially in the field of indigenisation.

The Pakistani Air Chief said that everlasting ties exist between the two brotherly nations and Turkey always stood with Pakistan in times of need. Both the dignitaries pledged to further cement the already existing enviable cordial relations between the two air forces.