PAF celebrates Independence Day with fervor

Web DeskWeb Editor

14th Aug, 2021. 09:23 pm

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on Saturday joined the nation to celebrate the Independence Day with fervour and dignity.

The day commenced with the offering of special prayers for the integrity, progress and prosperity of the country in mosques of Pakistan Air Force bases and Air Headquarters (AHQs), a PAF statement said.

To mark this auspicious occasion, a flag hoisting ceremony was held at the Air Headquarters, Islamabad.

Pakistan Air Force Inspector General Air Vice Marshal Muhammad Nadeem Sabir hoisted the national flag. Afterwards, all personnel, imbued with the warmth of patriotism, sung the national anthem in unison with the whole nation.

The message of the day by Chief of the Air Staff Pakistan Air Force Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu was also read on the occasion.

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, a small number of officers, airmen and civilians participated in the ceremony.

Similar ceremonies were also held at all regional air commands, PAF bases and installations.

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