SARGODHA – Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Saturday became Pakistan’s first head of the state to have participated in a flying mission.
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During his visit to the newly established Airpower Center of Excellence (ACE) at Mushaf air base of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in Sargodha, the prime minister flew with a seasoned pilot on an exercise training mission in an F-16 fighter aircraft, belonging to the No 9 Squadron.
The aircraft flown by Wing Commander Yasir also bore PM Abbasi’s name.
After landing back at the air base, the prime minister interacted with the combat Air and Ground crew of the squadron.
The newly established facility is a premier institution which has been equipped with state of the art facilities