Air Vice Marshal Salman Bukhari on Monday morning laid floral wreath at the grave of Captain Rashid Minhas Shaheed and observed Fateha.
The martyrs of the air force are the heroes of the nation. The PAF will thwart the evil designs of the enemy whenever they will raise the evil eye towards Pakistan, Bukhari said on the occasion.
He said the heroes like Rashid Minhas and M.M. Alam will emerge to defend the nation whenever the country will face trying times. He said the nation was proud of the feats of its martyrs.
Pakistan Air Force celebrates September 7 as the PAF Day in commemoration of the PAF’s role in defending the country and remembering its martyrs in the 1965 war.
Airshows and other programmes today will mark the Pakistan Air Force s role in defending the nation in the 1965 War.