Commander of People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF)of China Ding Laihang has said that Pakistan and China enjoy friendly and brotherly relations and cooperated in various fields.
“Pakistan and China are enjoying extremely good and friendly relations,” Commander of People’s Liberation Air Force of China Dang Laihang said, while addressing the passing out parade of GD Pilots at the PAF Asghar Khan Academy, Risalpur as chief guest on Friday (Apr 13). According to the PAF spokesperson, Commander of People’s Liberation Air Force of China said that the cooperation between the security forces of the two countries had strengthened and joint exercises and training had greatly contributed to further improving skills.
Chinese air chief congratulated the passing out cadets. He said that Pakistan and China had established an all weather friendship.
Chinese air chief said, “Tomorrow you have taken [the] sacred duty of safeguarding the national sovereignty.”
He said army and air forces of both the countries enjoyed strategic relations and “we want to promote cooperation between the two armed forces and air forces.”
The commander of the People’s Liberation Air Force also gave awards to distinguished cadets.
Earlier, on his arrival at the academy, the commander of the Chinese Air Force was warmly-received by the Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshall Mujahid Anwar Khan.
Overall, 109 cadets, including two from Saudi Arabia, participated in the passing out parade.
The chief guest awarded branch insignias to the graduating cadets and also gave away trophies to the distinction holders.
The well-synchronised drill presented by Hamza Flight was an icing on the cake, which was thoroughly enjoyed by the guests.
The ceremony was witnessed by high-ranking military and civil officials, diplomats, foreign dignitaries and a large number of guests of the graduating cadets.