New Air Chief pays maiden visit to Naval Headquarter

Pakistani Air Force delegation visits Azerbaijan


Islamabad: The newly appointed Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu visited Naval Headquarters after assumption of Command and met Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi.

Upon arrival at Naval Headquarters, Chief of the Air Staff was received by Naval Chief. A smartly turned-out contingent of Pakistan Navy presented Guard of Honour. The visiting dignitary laid a wreath at Shuhada Monument and was introduced to Principal Staff Officers at Naval Headquarters.

Later, the Air Chief called on Chief of the Naval Staff at his office. During the meeting, Chief of the Naval Staff congratulated Chief of the Air Staff on assuming Command of Pakistan Air Force. The Naval Chief said that Pakistan Navy and Pakistan Air Force will continue the endeavors to enhance synergy and seamless integration in all important operational and other inter-services undertakings. The Naval Chief expressed his well wishes that Pakistan Air Force will further progress and attain greater heights under the able Command of Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu.

Air Chief Marshal also assured PAF’s full support and pledged to work together in making the defence of the country impregnable.

It is noted that, Azerbaijan`s Deputy Minister of Defense – Commander of the Air Force, Lieutenant General Ramiz Tahirov has met with a delegation led by Deputy Commander of the Air Force of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Air Marshal Aamir Masood, who is on a working visit to Azerbaijan.

The Pakistani delegation first visited the Alley of Martyrs to lay wreaths and flowers at the graves of Azerbaijani heroes who died as Shehids for the independence and territorial integrity of the country, and paid tribute to their memory.

At the meeting, the sides hailed the development of Azerbaijani-Pakistani relations and the level of strategic partnership.

The Pakistani marshal congratulated the Azerbaijani people on the victory in the Patriotic War, wished the mercy of Allah Almighty to the souls of all servicemen and civilians who died as Shehids and healing to the wounded.

The sides also discussed the prospects for the development of cooperation between the Air Forces of Azerbaijan and Pakistan in the military, military-educational and military-technical spheres, as well as other issues of mutual interest.


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