Air Chief Marshal lays foundation stone of PAF Airmen Academy in Karachi
KARACHI: Chief of the Air Staff Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan on Monday laid the foundation stone of PAF Airmen Academy at PAF Base Korangi Creek in Karachi.
To mark this historic event, a ceremony was held, in which the Air Chief unveiled the plaque of this unique institution.
Addressing at the occasion, the Air Chief said that the PAF had always focused on imparting quality training to the airmen, who were considered to be the backbone of PAF human resource.
He said existing airmen training model needed revamping to make it at par with PAF Academy Asghar Khan, which was a premier training institution of officers’ cadre.
Mujahid Anwar Khan said in this centralised institution, airmen of various trades and expertise would be trained in technical and non technical disciplines under one umbrella.
He reiterated his resolve of making it a reputed institution which would also offer quality training to the airmen from friendly air forces.
High ranking civil and defence forces officers and a large number of PAF personnel attended the ceremony.
On April 10, Commander of Turkish Airforce General Hasan Küçükakyüz had visited Air Headquarter in the federal capital and called on Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan.
According to details, the Turkish air chief had arrived with his delegation to visit the headquarter where Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar welcomed the visiting dignitaries.