PAF has accepted every challenge and proved professional excellence: Air Chief


Islamabad, June 17 (TNS): Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman said that PAF has accepted every challenge and demonstrated remarkable heights of professional excellence.

The Air Chief was speaking at the occasion of convocation ceremony of No 30 Air War Course was held at PAF Air War College presided over by Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff.

The Air Chief congratulated the graduating officers on successful completion of the course.

He expressed confidence that the knowledge and skills acquired at the Air War College would assist the participants to effectively contribute towards the requirements of National Security.

“Indeed, quality training has been the greatest enabler of this excellence and our training institutions have contributed immensely in this regard.” Air Chief said adding that “As senior military professionals, you must remain abreast of contemporary geo-political and strategic environment in order to be better prepared for a befitting response to current as well as emerging security situation challenge”.

He added that certainly, a high level of cooperation and synergy exists among sister services. Jointness remains at the heart of modern warfare and through our synergistic efforts we have achieved remarkable success in the War against Terrorism. He further said that it is heartening to note that the College has made great contributions to inculcate its graduates with emerging trends in doctrine, strategy and air power employment to face modern challenges with confidence and ingenuity.

Earlier Air Vice Marshal Pirzada Kamaluddin Ahmed Siddiqui, Commandant Air War College presented the course report. Beside officers from Pakistan Air Force, Pakistan Army and Pakistan Navy, the graduates included officers from twelve friendly countries as well including Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Oman, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and Zimbabwe. The ceremony was attended by various high ranking civil and military officers and diplomats from different countries.

PAF Air War College is the premier institution of Pakistan Air Force, where mid level officers of Pakistan Armed Forces and friendly countries are prepared for assumption of key Command and Staff appointments.