Responding to aggressor is our compulsion, says air chief on ‘Surprise Day’
ISLAMABAD: Air Chief Marshal, Mujahid Anwar Khan on Thursday said that Pakistan Air Force along with other services were fully prepared to counter any threat to the country.
Addressing a ceremony held in connection with Surprise Day in Islamabad on February 27, he said, “We will not make any compromise on the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Pakistan.”
The air chief said Pakistan Air Force was professionally second to none and the force proved its professional superiority on this day last year during Operation Swift Retort. He said Pakistan stood as an integrated force that was hard hitting and focused on its mission.
Mujahid Anwar Khan said Pakistan Air Force was one of the most respected and responsible air force of a peace-loving country.
He pointed out that prior to the Indian aggression; our leadership had made it amply clear that no misadventure would ever go un-responded.
He said, “Responding to the aggressor is our compulsion and we reiterate that commitment once again today.”
The air chief said Pakistan remained committed to the just cause of Kashmiri people for their right to self-determination.
On the occasion, the fighter jets of Pakistan Air Force also presented a splendid fly past amidst the applause of the audience.