On June 29: The First Deputy Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan – Chief of the General Staff of the Azerbaijan Army, Colonel General Karim Valiyev, met with a delegation led by the Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu, Chief of Air Staff of Pakistan Air Force. The Pakistani delegation is on an official visit to Azerbaijan.
Welcoming the guests, Colonel General K. Valiyev expressed satisfaction with the level of traditional friendly and fraternal relations between the two countries. The Chief of the General Staff stressed the importance of further expanding cooperation between Azerbaijan and Pakistan in the fields of security, defense, military, military-technical and military-educational spheres, as well as intensifying mutual visits at the level of expert groups.
Expressing satisfaction with the visit to Azerbaijan, the Commander of the Pakistan Air Force, in turn, stressed the importance of holding such meetings and expanding mutual ties in strengthening relations between the countries.
The meeting also discussed conducting joint exercises and other issues of mutual interest. The distinguished Visitors Day was held as part of the “Anatolian Eagle – 2022” International Flight-Tactical Exercises, which are being conducted in Konya, Türkiye.
The event was attended by the Deputy Commander of the Azerbaijan Air Force, Major General Namig Islamzade.
First, the guests were briefed on the progress of the exercises, the objectives of the assigned tasks, and the degrees of their accomplishments. Then, a short film about the “Anatolian Eagle – 2022” International Flight-Tactical Exercises was shown.
It was noted at the event that Türkiye’s holding of international exercises jointly with military personnel of the air forces of fraternal, friendly, and allied countries is a proud factor. The professionalism of the participants was highly appreciated and they were wished success in their future services.
Then the guests presented demonstration flights with the participation of “Solo Turk” and “Turkish Stars” aviaton groups of the Turkish Air Force.
In the end, a photo was taken.