LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif said on Wednesday that September 7th is a significant day in the history of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) when the brave eagles of Pakistan had written great stories of bravery, courage and valour and failed the aerial attacks of the enemy with their befitting replies.
In his message on the Air Force Day, he said that this day is an occasion to pay tributes to the immortal sacrifices and historic achievements of brave men of PAF. This day reminds us how our brave eagles made the attacks of enemy unsuccessful and maintained security and defense of the country.
The PAF destroyed the aerial might of the enemy and secured the defence of the geographical boundaries of the motherland, he said, and added that PAF forced the enemy to retreat with its brave display of professionalism and courage. He said that besides land and naval forces that played a marvelous role in the war of 1965, the role of the PAF will be written in golden words.
There is no doubt that PAF is one of the best air forces in the world. All three armed forces of Pakistan are equipped with professional capabilities and are ever-ready for the defence of the country. Due to the strong defense of Pakistan, no-one can dare see towards our motherland with an evil eye, he maintained.
Shehbaz Sharif said that the whole nation is proud of its armed forces and the persons sacrificing their lives for the motherland are heroes of the nation; 21 crore people pay tributes to these brave sons of Pakistan, he said.
He said that the nation is proud of the professional capabilities of PAF eagles and added that he is fully confident that the PAF will remain ever-vigilant and alert and the high standards of its professionalism will also be maintained.