Air Chief Awarded Turkish Legion of Merit
Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force was awarded the Legion of Merit in recognition of his services for promotion of defence ties between two air forces in an impressive ceremony held at Turkish Air Force Headquarters at Istanbul on July 18, 2017.
Earlier, on arrival at Headquarters of Turkish Air Force, a smartly turned out contingent of Turkish Air Force presented him the guard of honor.
Later he called on General Abidin Ünal, Commander Turkish Air Force. The dignitaries discussed matters of professional and mutual interests. Air Chief highlighted PAF’s key role in the ongoing counter terrorism operations in Pakistan. He also reiterated to enhance the cooperation with Turkey in the fields of security, training and Information Technology. General Abidin Ünal, Commander Turkish Air Force, lauded the role played by PAF in the success of Operation Zarb-e-Azb. He also thanked the Air Chief for enhancing defense ties between both the friendly countries.
Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force also met Dr. Ismail DEMIR, Undersecretary for Defence Industries (SSM) during his visit.
Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman was on an official visit to Turkey on the invitation of Turkish Air Force.