ISLAMABAD: Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force inspected an Operational Base of Northern Air Command on Thursday.
On his arrival at the Base a smartly turned out contingent of the Base presented Guard of Honour to the CAS. The Air Chief reviewed the parade, and addressed a joint gathering of Airmen.
While referring to the internal security issues, necessitating a fool proof security of PAF Bases, he reiterated, “PAF is fully alive to the external threats and is capable of defending our aerial frontiers”.
He further added, “My presence here and inspection of operational assets indicates the importance given to our national objectives”. The Air Chief also stressed upon the development of human and moral values along with emphasis on military training.
He was also briefed on the role and task with a focus on various operational and administrative tasks being carried out at the base. Later on, he visited various squadrons and installations, where he interacted with the Airmen.
He appreciated the general preparedness and operational readiness of the base, and expressed his satisfaction on witnessing high morale and a firm resolve of all ranks for the defence of our motherland.