PAF achieved yet another milestone by inaugurating its policy think tank ‘Centre for Aerospace and Security Studies’. Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Pakistan Air Force Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, was the chief guest at the occasion.
Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Training), Air Marshal Shahid Akhtar Alvi, welcomed the distinguished guests in his opening address. Air Marshal Waseem ud Din (R), presented a broad overview of the newly established centre which would carry out systematic research in the aerospace domain.
Addressing the ceremony, the CAS said, “The dimensions of aerospace power continue to expand day by day and with technologies and vast improvements taking place in air and space platforms, it has become an instrument of first choice”. He further added, “The capabilities of the aerospace domain could only be exploited with awareness and knowledge about evolving technologies, trends and employment concepts, which would form the core of research at this institution.” CAS also commended the management for this initiative and expressed his desire to utilize the available expertise for future policy recommendations in the domain of aerospace and security studies.
Later on, CAS formally inaugurated the newly established centre by unveiling the plaque. The event was attended by former Air Chiefs, senators, senior officers of the tri services, members of the academia, prominent personalities from various think tanks, and the media.
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