COAS visited PAF base to witness Pakistan-China Joint Air Exercise “Shaheen-IX”
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday COAS lauded the professionalism and dedication of PAF and reiterated the importance of inter-services harmony and synergy for operational success.
According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the COAS visited an Operational Base of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) to witness Pakistan-China Joint Air Exercise “Shaheen-IX”.
Addressing the participants of exercise, Gen Bajwa said that the joint exercise will improve combat capacity of both Air Forces substantially and also enhance interoperability between them with greater strength and harmony.
#COAS visited an Operational Base of Pakistan Air Force today to witness #Pakistan -China Joint Air Exercise “Shaheen-IX”. Shaheen-IX is 9th in the series of joint exercises between PAF & PLAAF which started in 2011 & are held in Pakistan & China on alternate basis. (1/4) pic.twitter.com/INvbCgXguh— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) December 18, 2020
He said that such joint training ventures are vital to increase combat readiness of both countries to face emerging geo-strategic challenges.
While interacting with the base personnel, the army chief lauded the professionalism and dedication of PAF and reiterated the importance of inter- services harmony & synergy for operational success.
“PAF’s cutting edge aside, what makes it Second to None is the high morale and thorough professionalism of its personnel,” the COAS added.