SARGODHA – Prime Minister (PM) Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that Pakistan Air Force has played a pivotal role in the defence of Pakistan.

It has broken the back of terrorism in Operation Zarb-e-Azb, he added.

Nawaz arrived at the Pakistan Air Force Mushaf Ali Mir airbase in Sargodha to witness the High Mark air exercises.

PM addressed the officers at the PAF base and congratulated the troops on the successful culmination of the exercises conducted every four years to enhance the operational preparedness of the Air Force.

Nawaz said that the air exercises achieved the targets that they aimed for.

The Prime Minister upon arrival was received by Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman and senior officers of the PAF.