Pakistan China Joint Air Exercise Shaheen IX concluded at an Operational Air Base of PAF on Thursday.
Ambassador of China to Pakistan Nong Rong also attended the ceremony as guest of honour.
Pakistan China Joint Air Exercise Shaheen IX concluded
Chief of the Air Staff Pakistan Air Force Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan attended as the chief guest at the closing ceremony.
He also addressed the Exercise participants and highlighted the existing global security scenario coupled with the evolving dynamics of air warfare.
Pakistan Air Force chief called for enhanced partnership between Pakistan and China.
Furthermore, he termed it heartening that with every passing year, Pakistan-China friendship became stronger and stronger.
He also underlined the CPEC as a game changer and manifestation of our common objectives and destiny.
Moreover, the Air Chief expressed his gratitude to General Ding Laihang, Commander PLAAF .
He thanked him for sending a large contingent to participate in the exercise despite Covid-19 pandemic.
Meanwhile, Nong Rong also spoke.
He said international and regional strategic situation is undergoing profound changes with growing complexity in security environment.
He emphasized that this calls for the collaboration of our two countries.
Particularly, it called for two armed forces in maintaining peace and stability and to cope with shared challenges.
He also said that both Air Forces have achieved many breakthroughs and new heights in diversified battlefield environment during this exercise.
The Exercise Shaheen IX witnessed participation of modern fighter jets and support elements from PAF and PLAAF.