PAC leads Pakistan to self-reliance: PAF chief

Tuesday 07 March 2017 2 weeks ago 25   Peshawar   Print

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Report  Web desk : KAMRAH: Chief of Pakistan Air Force Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman while terming Pakistan Aeronautical Complex as the backbone of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has said that PAC was guarantee of Pakistan protection and self-reliance in defence production. Addressing a ceremony to roll out the 1000th aircraft at PAC, the Air chief said that due to unity and cohesion we are able to see the roll-out of 1000th aircraft. He added that PAC has emerged as one of best organizations in the country. He said the future lies in manufacturing of 5th generation aircraft and development of sophisticated radars. Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain while addressing the ceremony said that the government was attaching highest priority to self-reliance and indigenisation of defence production. He lauded engineers and technicians for augmenting country engineering potential by successfully overhauling and repairing weapons system. He thanked China for continued support and assistance in the field of defence production. He said the bilateral relationship has matured into a strategic partnership with more opportunities for development and professional growth. 02