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JF-17 thunder jets inducted in Pakistan Air Force

February 17, 2017

A ceremony to hand over JF-17 Thunder jets to 14-Squadron of Pakistan Air Force was held at Kamra Airbase on Thursday. Defence Minister Khawaja Asif attended the ceremony as chief guest. Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Amman was also present. The Defence Minister inspected the guard of honour followed by an...

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New Wave of Terrorism: Pakistan Army intensifies search and combing operations

February 17, 2017

Following the string of terrorist attacks across Pakistan the military apparatus has intensified operations across the country. According to a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) branch of the Pakistan Army, a high-level meeting was held on Friday chaired by the Corps Commander Rawalpindi and attended by senior officials of law enforcement...

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Sehwan Sharif blast: Army summons Afghan officials, hands over list of 76 terrorists

February 17, 2017

Pakistan army on Friday summoned Afghan embassy officials and handed over a list of 76 terrorists hiding in the neighbouring country.According to Inter Services Public Relations, the Deputy Head of Mission and other officials of the Afghan embassy were summoned to the Pakistani Army headquarters in Rawalpindi to lodge protest against the use of...

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Nation’s blood to be revenged immediately: COAS

February 17, 2017

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said “each drop of the nation’s blood shall be revenged and revenged immediately.” The Army chief’s statement came after a suicide bombing at the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar claimed the lives of 72 people. “No more restraint for anyone,” the Army chief was quoted...

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Three Pakistan Army soldiers killed in Balochistan’s Awaran

February 17, 2017

Three Pakistan Army personnel were killed when an improvised explosive device (IED), targeting an army convoy, exploded in Balochistan’s Awaran district on Thursday, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The killed were identified as Captain Taha, Sepoy Kamran Satti and Sepoy Mehtar Jan.Two other soldiers were also injured in the...

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Senegal air chief lauds PAF’s professionalism

February 16, 2017

The visiting Chief of Air Staff, Senegalese Air Force, Brigadier Gen Birame DIOP on Thursday lauded the professionalism of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and expressed his desire to enhance mutual cooperation between the two air forces.   According to a PAF spokesperson, the visiting dignitary expressed these views during his meeting with Chief of...

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COAS appreciates Pakistan’s Strategic Program: ISPR

February 16, 2017

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Strategic Plans Divisions on Monday, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). General Bajwa was received by Director General Strategic Plans Division, Lieutenant General Mazher Jamil and was given a detailed briefing regarding the various facets of Pakistan’s Strategic Program. COAS underlined the centrality of the...

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Nigar Johar becomes the third female major general in Pakistan’s history

February 16, 2017

General Nigar Johar has become the third woman officer in the history of Pakistan Army to reach the rank of major general. Gen Johar was among the 25 brigadiers who were recently promoted to the rank of major general. She belongs to the Army Medical Corps and has progressed over the years to reach...

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Three Pakistan Army soldiers killed by Indian firing across the LoC

February 16, 2017

Three Pakistan Army soldiers were killed in Indian firing across the Line of Control (LoC), said a statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Monday evening. The incident occurred in the Thoob sector of Bhimber district. ISPR identified the slain soldiers as Naik Ghulam Rasool, Naik Imran zafar and Sepoy Imam Buksh. The...

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US Sec Def commends Sacrifices of Pak Armed Forces

February 9, 2017

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and US Secretary of Defence, James Mattis had a twenty minutes telephone conversation says the ISPR, Military wing of Pakistani Army . COAS congratulated the secretary on assumption of new responsibility and expressed the hope that his vast experience in the field will be of...

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