PR No. 239 Defence Production And Jf 17 Resilience Rawalpindi: December 28, 2015

Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) on Monday formally handed-over the 16thBlock-II JF-17 aircraft to Pakistan Air force (PAF).Federal Minister of Defence Production, Rana Tanveer Hussain was the Chief Guest of the ceremony which was also attended by Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman NI (M), Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force

“I would appreciate the vital role played by our time-tested Chinese friends for the success of JF-17 program. Their support at PAC Kamra and in so many other projects is cherished and highly valued by every Pakistani”, said Rana Tanvir .Speaking on the occasion, the Federal Minister for Defence Production reaffirmed the commitment of Pakistani government to promote self-reliance in defence production and thanked the government of China for unrelenting support.

Chief of Air staff expressed satisfaction with progress of JF-17 program. He praised the professional competence and commitment displayed by PAC personnel in meeting the milestones of JF-17 program and urged them to continue their best efforts in pursuit of excellence.

Pakistan Aeronautical Complex Kamra is an Organization which virtually takes care of maintenance of all operational assets of PAF for the purpose of effective control and efficient working.