J-10C inducted into Pakistan Air Force

KAMRA, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday witnessed the Induction Ceremony of modern J-10C Fighter Jets into the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) at the Minhas Airbase in Kamra.


The prime minister attended the Ceremony at the special invitation of the Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmad Babar Sidhu.

The Members of the Federal Cabinet and the Chiefs of Armed Services also attended the Ceremony.

While addressing the Induction Ceremony, Prime Minister Imran Khan termed the induction of modern J-10C fighter jets as a major addition to the Country’s defense system saying it will help address the security imbalance being created in the sub-continent.

The prime minister also thanked China for providing the modern aircraft to Pakistan in record eight months’ time.

Imran Khan said that the entire nation has the confidence that their armed forces are fully capable to defend the motherland. He recalled that Pakistan’s response in the wake of Balakot attack sent a clear message to the world that the Country is capable to defend itself.

Imran Khan also commended the sacrifices rendered by the armed forces and the nation in the war on terrorism.

The prime minister appreciated the futuristic and forward looking approach of the air force. He said that special emphasis will now be given on technology keeping in view the future warfare.

The prime minister said that we have set up a technology zone for indigenous technology and a university will be established with the cooperation of the PAF to teach all modern technologies to the youth.

In his remarks, Air Chief Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu said that it is a historic occasion as it is almost after four decades, the PAF is inducting next generation combat system equipped with state of art technology and weaponry.

The Air Chief aid that the fighter jet’s fully integrated weapons system makes it a potent combat system under the contemporary environment.

Air Chief Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu said that the induction of the fighter jets will further enhance the PAF’s capability to deal with the requirements of contemporary aerial warfare.

The Air Chief appreciated the support extended by the government to equip the PAF with this weapon system.


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