ISLAMABAD: Air Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Babar Sidhu took charge as the new Air Chief of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on Friday at an impressive change of command ceremony in Islamabad.
On the occasion, outgoing Air Chief Mujahid Anwar Khan pinned badges on the new air chief and presented him the command sword.
The outgoing air chief also reviewed guard of honor. A formation of JF-17 fighter jets presented salute to him.
Mujahid Anwar Khan said serving the PAF over four decades had been a privilege, honor and a matter of immense satisfaction for him.
He said the air force once again lived up to the expectations of the nation and proved to be guardians of blue skies in the operation Swift Retort. He said our response was timely and well calibrated which kept the adversary at bay.
The outgoing chief said despite testing times, the PAF had made great strides on its journey to excellence and continued transformation for the Next Generation Air Force 2047.