The Pakistani Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCOSC) General Nadeem Raza has signified the interest of the Pakistani Government to invest seamlessly into the Nigerian Air Force formation to strengthen technical defence considering the emerging security challenges in Nigeria.
According to the publication by the NAF spokesman Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, he redeemed the decision of the Pakistani Chairman as a long-standing and mutually beneficial bilateral relationship between Pakistan and Nigeria as heart-warming and better exemplified by the symbiotic partnership between the NAF and Pakistani Air Force.
NAF News on collaboration with Paskitani to enhance technical defence.
General Raza who was on a one-day official visit to Nigeria noted that Nigeria deserves a robust, versatile and tactical air force given her leadership role in Africa to be able to curtail various internal security challenges confronting her. He assured that the technical cooperation between the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and the NAF, especially in areas of platform acquisition, training of pilots, engineers and technicians as well as provision of counter-terrorism training would be boosted to further strengthen the relationship between the two countries.
Speaking further, the Pakistani CJCOS stated that several years of cooperation between the PAF and NAF had translated into a strong alliance that is helping both countries to respond proactively to their common security challenges of asymmetric warfare and other similar threats. General Raza disclosed that his visit and interaction with the NAF leadership was in line with the common interest of Pakistan and Nigeria aimed at strengthening the relationship between both countries.
In his remarks, the CAS described the long-standing and mutually beneficial bilateral relationship between Pakistan and Nigeria as heart-warming and better exemplified by the symbiotic partnership between the NAF and PAF. According to him, the relationship had yielded many tangible results over the years as manifested through successes recorded against various national security threats.
Photo of General Raza of Pakistani and The Chief of Air Staff
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