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Sep 09, 2013
Chief of Air Staff called on CM at his office earlier today. CM was then welcomed by the Air Chief at PAF Exhibition where CM was given a detailed briefing on the services of PAF.
The Chief Minister said that the sacrifices rendered by Pak Army in 1965 war will be written in golden letters in national history and are deeply valued by the nation. He said that Pakistan Army, Air Force and Navy displayed exemplary discipline and professional abilities and defeated a three times bigger enemy. He said that the nation also displayed commendable spirit and stood by its armed forces in the defense of the motherland. He said that there is a need to revive the spirit of 1965 war and move ahead to make Pakistan a sovereign and dignified country in the comity of nations. CM said that the war against poverty, unemployment, injustice, corruption and terrorism will have to be won at any cost for transforming Pakistan in accordance with the vision of Quaid-e-Azam and Allama Iqbal. He expressed the confidence that the most daunting challenges can be countered with honesty, commitment and hard work. He said that though it is a difficult task but not impossible if there is a spirit and passion to sacrifice for the greater cause. He said that peace is essential for progress and development and the nations which remained at loggerheads in the past also achieved the goal of progress through mutual harmony and peaceful coexistence.