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Former air chief Asghar Khan passes away at age of 97

ABBOTTABAD: Former Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Chief Marshal Asghar Khan passed away on Friday morning after a protracted illness at the age of 97, family sources said. According to family sources, the funeral prayers of first native Commander in Chief of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) will be held on Saturday in Newanshehr town of Abbottabad district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Asghar Khan was also founder of Tehrik-e-Istiqlal Pakistan, a political party, which was once a mainstream political party in Pakistan and a member…

Sohail Aman lauds establishment of aviation city for self-reliance defense

ATTOCK: Foundation stone of aviation city at Aeronautical Complex in Kamra – also known as aviation city – has been laid by Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman and Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal, ARY News reported on Thursday. Speaking on the occasion, Air Chief Sohail Aman described the establishment of the aviation city as an important step towards achieving self-reliance in defense production. He said it is also an important lead towards production of fifth generation fighter jets in the country. He said the aviation city…

Govt will ensure provision of all necessary resources for PAF: PM

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman on Monday called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif here in the PM house, ARY News reported. Appreciating the role of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in safeguarding country’s air frontiers, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said his government would ensure provision of all necessary resources for further advancement of the air force. The CAS briefed the premier, in the meeting, on professional and operational preparedness of Pakistan Air Force. The Prime Minister…

Pakistan, British air chiefs attend PAF Academy Risalpur passing out parade

RISALPUR: Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Academy’s graduate passing out parade ceremony held here on Friday, Air Chief Marshal Suhail Aman and British Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Sir Stephen Hillier participated in the event, ARY News reported. British CAS Sir Stephen Hillier was the chief guest of 118th combat support course graduate ceremony. Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman along with British counterpart witnessed the passing out parade of PAF cadets. The British CAS awarded badges to passing out…

PAF Chief calls Indigenous overhauling of 50th C-130 aircraft a milestone

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has inducted its 50th C-130 aircraft on Wednesday after indigenous overhauling by the PAF engineers. A special ceremony  held at PAF base Nur Khan here to mark the military and technology achievement of PAF engineers. Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Sohail Aman was the chief guest on the occasion. While addressing the ceremony, CAS Sohail Aman termed the achievement of PAF engineers as milestone and lauded their efforts. Stressing on indigenous capabilities, he said that a number of…

Pakistan ready to respond to Indian adventurism, says PAF chief

KARACHI: Pakistan Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman Chief of Air Staff Sohail Aman on Thursday said that Pakistan is ready to respond to any adventurism by India, ARY News reported. He was speaking to media after visiting International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS) 2016 in Karachi on Thursday. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah Ni(M), Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah and Punjab Governor Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana also visited IDEAS 2016 and witnessed activities and…

Air chief meets CJCSC General Rashad

RAWALPINDI: Air Chief Marshal, Tahir Rafique Butt on Tuesday paid a visit to Joint Staff Headquarters for farewell call to Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Rashad Mahmood, ARY News reported.