Air Chief lauds timely, efficient response of PAF base commanders and troops

Islamabad: Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force on Sunday lauded the timely and efficient response of commanders and troops of PAF Base, Peshawar that successfully thwarted a major terrorist attack.

According to a press release, Air Chief Marshal visited Peshawar Air Base that was attacked by terrorists. Air Vice Marshal Muhammad Arif, Air Officer Commanding Northern Air Command and Air Commodore Khawar Hussain, Base Commander Peshawar briefed the Air Chief about the salient features of the anti terrorists operation conducted by security forces. Synergetic effects achieved through joint operation by PAF, Pak Army and civil police were also highlighted.

The Air Chief, while interacting with officers and security personnel, who jointly conducted the operation, commended their courage, velour and spirit to defend the vital National Assets.

The Air Chief especially appreciated the high motivation level of deployed PAF and Pak Army security forces and their resolve to defend the national assets at any cost. Air Marshal Muhammad Hasan, Deputy Chief of Air Staff Administration accompanied the Air Chief during his visit to Peshawar Air Base.