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Qureshi calls on air chief at AHQ

By Our Correspondent
January 28, 2022

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi held an important meeting with Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu, Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) on Thursday. During the meeting held at Air Headquarters, the Foreign Minister and Air Chief also discussed evolving geopolitical and geostrategic environment amid regional security. In the realm of the forthcoming visit of Prime Minister and Foreign Minister to China, Chief of the Air Staff shared the ‘PAF Modernization Programme’ through smart inductions and collaboration in the domain of cutting edge niche technologies with Pakistan’s time-tested friend China.

Mutual collaboration between the two neighbouring countries in other domains also came under discussion. Foreign Minister lauded the matchless professionalism of PAF while assuring full support of the Government to modernize PAF as a next-generation Air Force. He duly acknowledged the PAF’s role in providing an impregnable defence while living up to the Quaid’s vision of being an ‘Air Force Second to None’. The Air Chief lauded the role played by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for projecting the positive image of Pakistan amongst the international community.