Air Chief leaves for China on an official visit
November 5, 2009
ISLAMABAD: Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman proceeded to China on the invitation of Commander People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF).
The Chief of Pakistan Air Force would attend the ceremonies being organised to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Founding of PLAAF. He will also attend the Forum for Peace and Development, being held on the occasion.
The Forum would be attended by Air Chiefs of more than 30 air forces from across the globe.
Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman would be a keynote speaker at the Forum and present his vision of the role of air forces in future warfare, as well as their supportive role in augmenting peace efforts viz à viz relief operations during natural calamities and disasters.
He would also be leading the Air Chiefs’ delegation, making courtesy call on President and Vice President of the People’s Republic of China.
Additionally, Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman would hold in depth talks with the heads and CEOs of Chinese Defence Industries.
- Associated Press of Pakistan