KARACHI: Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Air Defence), Pakistan Air Force, Air Marshal Irfan Ahmad, has said that being a highly professional organization PAF always comes up to the expectations of the nation during thick and thin through its historic valor.
The Deputy Chief said that while addressing the passing out Parade of Aero Apprentices being held at PAF Airmen Academy, Korangi Creek, Karachi, on Thursday. A total of 1410 Aero Apprentices, including 66 trainees from the Pakistan Navy and 01 trainee from Sri Lanka, have successfully completed their technical training.
Addressing the event, the chief guest, Irfan Ahmad, said that PAF was acclaimed as a combat-efficient force and has always come up to the expectations of the nation during testing times through its historic valour, operational preparedness, and professional excellence.
PAF Ready to Pakistan’s Aerial Boundaries.
He further said that being equipped with state-of-the-art weaponry, PAF has full potential to defend the aerial boundaries of the motherland. He emphasized that the current security scenario called for a fully harmonized training of the PAF workforce to make capable, protecting, and maintaining its next-generation defense assets. He congratulated the graduating airmen and appreciated the Academy Instructional Staff for their sincere endeavors, vigor, and commitment to the cause of training.
Later, the chief guest awarded trophies to the distinction holders. Chief of the Air Staff Trophy for Overall Best Performance was awarded to Aircraftman Talha Usman, while Asghar Khan Trophy for the Overall Best Performance in Aeronautics was secured by Aircraftman Muhammad Arslan.
Aircraftman Talha Usman clinched Nur Khan’s Trophy for the Best in Avionics Technology, whereas the Air Officer Commanding Trophy for the Best Performance in General Service Training was awarded to Academy Sergeant Aircraftman Anees Ur Rehman. The Trophy for Best Performance in Foreign Trainees was lifted by LAC Abeykoon ABMS from Sri Lanka.