ISLAMABAD June 23 (APP): Pakistan on Thursday achieved another
landmark in the defence production sector, when Pakistan
Aeronautical Complex (PAC) and Qatar Emiri Air Force signed an
agreement for supply of Super Mushshak Aircraft to the brotherly
The trainer aircraft supply contract signing ceremony was held
at Doha (Qatar), where General Salem Hamid Al Nabet, Commander Air
Academy Qatar and Air Vice Marshal Arshad Malik, Deputy Chairman PAC signed the papers representing their respective nations, PAF news
release here stated.
PAF contingent comprising Super Mushshak aircraft with its air
and ground crew had participated in the Qatar Air Show earlier this
Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Prime Minister of
Qatar Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani and the military high
command had shown keen interest in the aircraft and expressed
their desire to purchase this state of the art trainer inventory for
their Air Force.
The negotiations commenced immediately afterwards and today they
have been materialized with formally signing the supply deal.
This contract would not only open new avenues for export of
aviation equipment to other countries but also help in generating
handful revenue for the country.
The Aircraft is already in service with Saudi Arabia, Oman, Iran
and South Africa. The deal comes in succession to another export
deal of Super Mushshak Aircraft to Nigeria in early 2016.
The deal further strengthens PAC’s status as a world class aviation industry producing the supersonic JF-17 Thunder and Super Mushshak trainer aircraft.