Lahore : In order to commemorate the outstanding services of the Pakistan Air Force and to pay homage to the fifth pillar of Pakistan, Air University organized a glorious ceremony to mark the Youm-e-Fazaia. The chief guest of the ceremony was Air Chief Marshal M. Abbas Khattak NI (M), S Bt (Retd).
Former Air Chief Abbas Khattak, while sharing his experiences, recalled the legacy of Air forces from history and emphasized that the new generation must learn something from it. He also urged the female members to step forward and fight for the honor of beloved country. He further added about the horrible aftereffects of the wars and stated that such tragedies must be avoided at any cost however a nation must remain fully prepared to fight for its honor if such a situation occurs. His sharing of experiences from the 1965’s war evoked the sentiments of patriotism and zest among the audience.
A productive Q&A session was also the part of the event which was followed by Milli Naghma performance. On the occasion, a note of thanks was delivered by the Vice Chancellor Air University, Air Vice Marshal (Retd) Faaiz Amir who expressed his gratitude to the honorable guest for speaking such golden words and arousing enthusiasm in the students.
The ceremony concluded with a presentation of souvenirs to the reputable guest and a group photo. The stalls of PAF souvenirs were also a part of the event along with an exclusive PAF band’s performance.