Air Chief calls on Finance Minister

ISLAMABAD, Oct 13 (APP): Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman called on the Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here on Thursday.

The Air Chief briefed the minister about preparedness of the
Air Force and appreciated government’s support for up gradation of the force, a statement issued by Ministry of Finance here on Thursday said.

Finance minister appreciated the professionalism of Pakistan
Air Force and the steps taken for indigenous technological development undertaken by them to modernize the force.

He said that Pakistan Air Force has played a critical and
important role to compliment the Zarb e Azb operation against terrorists.

The minister assured the Air Chief that fulfilling the defence
requirements is the first priority of the government.

He said the government acknowledges the services rendered
by the air force for the country and continues to ensure that all their requirements are catered for by the government on emergent basis.

The meeting was attended by officials of the Pakistan Air Force and Ministry of Finance.