COAS, General Syed Asim Munir, NI (M), attended the inauguration ceremony of the second chapter of the National Aerospace Science and Technology Park (NASTP) Silicon, held in Karachi. COAS was the Chief Guest at the occasion.
He termed NASTP a project of national and strategic significance that would yield manifold benefits for the country, spurring technological progress and fostering self-reliance by offering a platform for the nation’s youth and future generations.
COAS praised the efforts of PAF, its leadership, and its skilled personnel in the achievement of yet another milestone of NASTP Silicon.
On his arrival at the venue, COAS was received by Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Chief Marshal (ACM), Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu.
CAS shared the vision for NASTP to become one of the best Aerospace, Cyber and Information Technology (IT) Clusters and transform national landscape with design, research and development, and innovation centers for emerging and disruptive technologies to accrue maximum social, economic, security and scientific dividends for the country.
Later, COAS also visited Corps Headquarters Karachi. Commander Karachi Corps welcomed the COAS and briefed him about operational preparedness, training matters, and administrative measures being taken for the welfare of the troops and families of Shuhada.