24 May 2022: Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force visited Command & Staff College, Quetta today. Addressing the course participants at the College, the Air Chief said that in contemporary warfare, air power had become the most effective element of military power. He added that a deeper and clear understanding of its application along with associated challenges and advantages was essential for joint operations planning and execution. Referring to the regional geopolitical environment, the Air Chief said that the PAF was fully cognizant of the security challenges and was actively pursuing its operational development plans. He further added that PAF attaches utmost importance to operational preparedness and remains ready to respond to any challenge to the national security of Pakistan.
The Air Chief also visited 12 Corps Headquarters during his visit to Quetta. He appreciated the professionalism of the Pakistan Army in making the defense of Pakistan invincible. Interacting with the personnel Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu said “for all of us in uniform to remain operationally ready at all times, is not a matter of choice but a mandatory obligation to this country and its citizens.”