Opening Ceremony of Zhuhai Air Show

Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force, attended the opening ceremony of Zhuhai Air Show-2016. The Air Chief witnessed the aerial display of the Chinese Air Force aerobatic team, Royal Air Force aerobatic team (Red Arrows), J-20, FTC 2000 and various other aircraft. Later on, he visited the Pakistan Pavilion, set up by Pakistan Aeronautical Complex, Kamra; where he interacted with the PAF contingent participating in the show. He appreciated the performance of PAF personnel and said that the participation of Pakistan Air Force in the Air Show is a matter of pride for the nation. JF-17 aircraft of Pakistan Air Force was included in the static as well as aerial display in the Air Show.

The Air Chief also called on General Ma Xiotian, Commander People's Liberation Army (Air Force), and discussed matters of professional interest. Both the dignitaries agreed to enhance the cooperation in training and capability enhancement between the two friendly air forces. Later on he also visited various stalls at the show and met high ranking officials of the Air Forces of various countries.

A large number of delegations from different countries including Air Chiefs of a number of Air Forces were present on the occasion.

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