RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The new Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan on Tuesday met the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at army’s general headquarters in Rwalpindi.
In a statement, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that the Chief of Air Staff was presented guard of honour. He laid floral wreath at Yadgar-i-Shuhada (Martyr’s Monument).
The COAS congratulated the Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan on his promotion and prestigious appointment, and wished him good luck.
CAS Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan called on COAS Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ. CAS was presented guard of honour, laid floral wreath at Shuhada Monument. COAS congratulated CAS on his promotion and prestigious appointment, wished him good luck. pic.twitter.com/suIPSXn7Xr
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) March 20, 2018
Earlier in the day, the Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan also met Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at Prime Minister’s Office in Islamabad and discussed professional matters pertaining to Pakistan Air Force (PAF).
The prime minister congratulated him on assuming his new responsibilities and expressed the hope that PAF would greatly benefit from his professional capabilities and leadership.
The Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan thanked the prime minister for reposing confidence in him and assured that he would perform to the best of his abilities for further strengthening air defence of the Country.
The Chief of Air Staff also held a meeting with the Federal Minister for Defence Khurram Dastgir Khan at the Ministry of Defence in Rawalpindi.
The defence minister congratulated the new air chief on his appointment and wished him every success in taking PAF forward as a 21st century guardian of the nation’s air frontiers.
The minister and the air chief discussed the current strategic environment and security challenges facing the Country.
Khurram Dastgir offered his full support to the new air chief on indigenization, modernization, and advanced training operations of Pakistan Air Force.
The air chief assured the defence minister that PAF was fully vigilant on all frontiers of the Country, and will Inshallah prevail against all adversaries as Pakistan’s first line of defence.