Pakistan Air Force

Type: Organization
Name: Pakistan Air Force
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

‘Club v country’ debate comes to Pakistan

KARACHI: It is an issue very common in the world of football. And now, it has come to Pakistan.Khan Research Laboratories’ (KRL’s) aspirations of glory at the AFC President’s Cup are very much at risk after the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) called ... [Published DAWN Group - 7 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Induction in PAF soon

Home » District By HYDERABAD: Pakistan Air Force (PAF), Information & Selection Centre Hyderabad has informed that the process of induction in PAF for the posts of education instructor, religious teachers, provost, GC and female nursing assistant is in ... [Published Pakistan Press International - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Two pilots die as trainer plane crashes

Gujranwala - Two pilots of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) embraced martyred when a trainer aircraft crashed in Gujranwala Cantt on Tuesday.According to a spokesman, the incident occurred due to a technical fault in the aircraft when it was on a training flight. ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

'Geopolitical undercurrents have propelled severe security challenges'

April 04, 2014"Being custodians of the aerial defence of our motherland the Pakistan Air Force is required to keep the state-of-the-art aircraft and other technological equipment in an immaculate condition and also in highest state of operational rea ... [Published Business Recorder - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

Armed forces ready to meet challenges: Gen. Rashad

South Asian News Agency (SANA) ⋅RISLAPUR, (SANA): The Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Rashad Mahmood has said Pakistan armed forces have unflinching resolve to meet the internal and external challenges. He said Pakistan was many ... [Published South Asian News Agency - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

Air Chief visits Air Base of Northern Air Command

Islamabad: Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt visited an Operational Air Base of Northern Air Command on Tuesday.The purpose of the visit was to assess the operational assets and facilities at the various Squadrons and installations ... [Published Pakistan Press International - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 5 reports

Pakistan Day celebrated with traditional fervour

ISLAMABAD, Mar 23 (APP): Pakistan Day was celebrated throughout the country on March 23 (Sunday) with traditional fervour to commemorate the Lahore Resolution of 1940. During the day, special prayers were held for security and prosperity of the country ... [Published Associated Press of Pakistan - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 2 reports

President awards PAF officers

ISLAMABAD - President Mamnoon Hussain has conferred military awards on the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) officers, a press release said on Saturday.The officers granted Hilal-I-Imtiaz (Military) are Air Vice Marshal Saeed Muhammad Khan and Air Vice Marshal ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 14 reports

No intention to send troops anywhere: Nawaz

MIANWALI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday categorically denied that Saudi Arabia and Bahrain had requested Pakistan to send its troops somewhere.Talking to reporters following a ceremony to rename the Mianwali Airbase M M Alam Airbase after the ... [Published The News International - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 2 reports

PM Nawaz Sharif renames Mianwali airbase as PAF M.M. Alam airbase.

PM Nawaz Sharif has called upon the South Asian leadership to focus their attention on eradicating poverty from the region instead of wasting resources in arms race.At a ceremony held to pay tribute to 1965 war hero, M.M. Alam, Prime Minister said Pakistan ... [Published Pakistan TV - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 4 reports

PAF honours ace pilot MM Alam, renames Mianwali air base after him

'Being peacef­ul does not mean withdr­awing from the right of indepe­ndence,' Prime Minist­er says.Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Chief of Air Staff, PAF during the renaming ceremony of PAF Base Mianwali to PAF Base ... [Published The Express Tribune - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 2 reports

‘Top military officials had no knowledge of Osama’s presence’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s former air force chief says top military officials, including himself and the former army and intelligence chiefs, were unaware of Osama bin Laden’s presence in Abbottabad before a US raid killed the former al Qaeda chief.Air Chief ... [Published DAWN Group - Mar 20 2014]

Quotes

The chief guest said, "The profession of arms is highly demanding and requires an unflinching courage and dedication to ensure the defence of the nation. As Air Force officers you are required to march in sync with the latest developments and aim for excellence in your respective fields. You are expected to contribute devotedly in making the Air Force progress from strength to strength."
...I accompanied him during almost all the tours. In every formation, he would address the soldiers and tell them: "The country has looked after us well. We have been fed well, paid well, and our families have been well looked after. Why? To defend the country., fight a war and defeat the enemy You now have an opportunity. We have to be true to our salt. We will not let down our country." Sam Manekshaw would get a thunderous response
...He said the IAF would conduct a thorough inquiry into the accident to ascertain what led to the accident. "In the last three years of its operations, we have exploited capabilities of this aircraft during the Uttarakhand floods and landing at DBO (Daulat Beg Oldi), which is the highest landing ground in the world. Needless to say, the best pilots have been chosen to fly these aircraft" he said
Rescue operations are underway at the crash site, air force sources said. "The aircraft was airborne from Agra at 10am for a routine flying training mission. A court of inquiry has been ordered to investigate into the cause of the accident" the IAF said in a statement

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‘Club v country’ debate comes to Pakistan [Published DAWN Group - 7 hours ago]
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Two pilots die as trainer plane crashes [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 09 2014]
2 pilots killed as army plane crashes in Pakistan [Published CHINAdaily - Apr 08 2014]
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Defence (COAS calls on Prime Minister) [Published Pakistan Press International - Apr 07 2014]
Who moved my Nihari? [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 06 2014]
Pensioners, women lose millions to illegal muda... [Published DAWN Group - Apr 06 2014]
Flower show at Jasmine Garden enthralls visitors [Published Pakistan Today - Apr 05 2014]
Colours of spring: Flower, bird show attracts h... [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 05 2014]
Next steps for process of dialogue with Taliban... [Published DAWN Group - Apr 05 2014]
Nawaz chairs high-level meeting on security and... [Published South Asian News Agency - Apr 05 2014]
Govt may release 100 more Taliban prisoners [Published Online News Pakistan - Apr 04 2014]
COAS, Air chief call on PM [Published Associated Press of Pakistan - Apr 04 2014]
'Geopolitical undercurrents have propelled seve... [Published Business Recorder - Apr 04 2014]
Armed forces ready to meet challenges: Gen. Rashad [Published South Asian News Agency - Apr 04 2014]
PAF IS THE CUSTODIAN OF THE AERIAL DEFENCE OF O... [Published Pakistan Press International - Apr 03 2014]
PAF custodian of aerial defence of motherland: ... [Published Associated Press of Pakistan - Apr 03 2014]
National anthem recitation declared ‘compulsory... [Published The News Tribe - Apr 03 2014]
Sam Bahadur would have been a hundred-years-old... [Published TruthDive - Apr 03 2014]
Call for saving ‘national heritage’ ‘Don’t turn... [Published Daily Times - Apr 02 2014]
Afridi’s Sixer [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 02 2014]
Air Chief visits Air Base of Northern Air Command [Published Pakistan Press International - Apr 02 2014]
Tahir hails Airmen motivation towards services [Published Pakistan Observer - Apr 02 2014]
NAB gurus out to hush up multi-billion financia... [Published Daily Times - Apr 01 2014]
Pakistani Air Force Wary of Terrorist Threat to... [Published DefenseNews.com - Apr 01 2014]
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Vehicle Incident - Asia - Pakistan [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Mar 08 2014]
EDIS Number: VIV-20140308-42947-PAK Date / time: 08/03/2014 06:13:28 [UTC] Event: Vehicle Incident Area: Asia Country: Pakistan State/County: State of Punjab Location: [Multan International Airport ] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: ...
Pakistani military launches more airstrikes in ... [Published The Long War Journal (Site-Wide) - Feb 23 2014]
The Pakistani military continued to launch airstrikes against the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan over the weekend. Today, Air Force fighters launched airstrikes against IED factories and arms and ammunition caches in the Tirah Valley, a known safe ...
Pakistan: Bomb kills 12 in northwest Pakistan: ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 23 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Pakistan 02/23/2014 13:49 GMT PESHAWAR, February 23, 2014 (AFP) - A bomb planted near a bus stop killed 12 people including two women and a child in a northwestern Pakistani city on Sunday, police said. They said ...
Pakistan: Bomb kills five in northwest Pakistan... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 23 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Pakistan 02/23/2014 09:47 GMT KOHAT, February 23, 2014 (AFP) - A bomb placed near a bus stop killed five people including two women and a child in a northwestern Pakistani city on Sunday, police said, adding a dozen ...
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