RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, whereas addressing a commencement ceremony on Tuesday, known as for Pakistan and India to resolve the longstanding challenge of Jammu and Kashmir in a dignified and peaceable method as per the aspirations of the Kashmiris and convey this human tragedy to its logical conclusion.
The commencement ceremony of 144th GD (P), 90th Engineering Course and 100th AD programs was held at Pakistan Air Force (PAF) academy Asghar Khan and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa was the chief visitor on the event, mentioned the Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a press launch.
Chief of Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan was additionally current on the ceremony .
Congratulating the graduating cadets at PAF Academy, Gen Bajwa mentioned Pakistan is a peace loving nation that had rendered nice sacrifices for regional and international peace and stands firmly dedicated to the beliefs of mutual respect and peaceable co-existence.
“It is time to extend a hand of peace in all directions,” he remarked.
‘Desire for peace to not be misinterpreted’
“However, we will not allow anybody or any entity to misinterpret our desire for peace as a sign of weakness,” Gen Bajwa mentioned.
The military chief mentioned that Armed Forces of Pakistan have been absolutely succesful and ready to thwart any risk.
The immaculate coordination and concord displayed by all of the three providers in operations towards the enemies of Pakistan had introduced nice enchancment within the inner safety surroundings, he mentioned.
War on Terror
The military chief specifically counseled the crucial position performed by Pakistan Air Force within the War on Terror.
“The outstanding courage and professional excellence displayed by brave air warriors of Pakistan Air Force during Operation Swift Retort is a manifestation of our resolve and capability.
“The complete nation is happy with its Air Force and I earnestly hope that PAF will scale new heights of glory and excellence within the years to come back,” Gen Bajwa said.
Gen Bajwa welcomes presence of Saudi cadets
He hailed the presence of cadets from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for training at PAF Academy Asghar Khan.
“This is a manifestation of heat fraternal ties between Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and our Defence Forces certainly.
“We are proud of the strong bonds of Islam, brotherhood and cultural communion that bind us together,” the military chief mentioned.
A complete of 133 graduating Cadets together with 11 Royal Saudi Air Force Cadets and 6 woman cadets graduated on the event.
Gen Bajwa awarded department insignias to the graduating officers and likewise gave away trophies to the excellence holders.
Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Trophy for the very best efficiency in General Service Training was awarded to Aviation Cadet Faizan Iqbal.
Best Allied Cadet Trophy was gained by RSAF Cadet Hatem Muhammad Alsofiani.
Chief of the Air Staff trophy for total finest efficiency in Air Defence was gained by Aviation Cadet Shahryar Khan.
Chief of the Air Staff trophy for the very best efficiency in Engineering was gained by Aviation Cadet Muhammad Usman.
Chief of the Air Staff trophy for finest efficiency in Flying Training was awarded to Aviation Cadet Danish Qayyum.
Sword of Honour for total finest efficiency in College of Aeronautical Engineering was gained by Aviation Cadet Muhammad Usman.
Sword of honour for total finest efficiency in school of Flying Training was gained by Muhammad Ibtisam Naeem.
The ceremony was adopted by an exciting aerial show by PAF Academy Aerobatics crew ”Sherdil” and a specialised army drill ”Hamza Flight” of the academy.
Earlier, on his arrival, the military chief was obtained by Air vice Marshal Shakil Ghazanfar, Air Officer Commanding, and PAF Asghar Khan Academy.
The ceremony was witnessed by high-ranking army and civil officers, diplomats, international dignitaries and a lot of company of graduating cadets.