KARACHI, Sept 04 (APP): Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force inaugurated Martyrs Monument at PAF Museum, here on Sunday.
The Air Chief laid floral wreath at the monument and offered Fateha for the martyrs of 1965, and 1971 wars, said a press release issued here.
Speaking at the occasion, the Air Chief said, “Pakistan Air Force has a proud history of sacrifice, valour and professionalism. Our brave sons of the soil have always responded to the call of the nation with unparalleled courage for a cause greater than life defence of Motherland.
“PAF holds its Shuhada and war veterans in highest esteem as they sacrificed their today for our tomorrow.”
The Air Chief further said, “Raising of this monument is a sincere effort to pay rich tributes to our Shuhada and will serve as lasting reminder of their dauntless courage and matchless heroism.
“Each name engraved on this monument is a complete chapter in itself of our illustrious history in all its grandeur. This monument is not merely a structure of bricks; rather, it will help instill the heroic spirit of our Shuhada in our future generations by fuelling their passion for sacrifice, nationhood and professionalism.”
Families of Shuhada, war veterans, retired and serving PAF officers participated in the ceremony.