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  • Teachers’ training institute at PAF base

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif laid the foundation stone on Tuesday of a teachers training institute for special education at PAF Base...

    The PAF base commander said the institute was being set up by the PAF and the Punjab government and the project would be completed in a year...

  • CM, politicians condemn attack on PAF base

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and political leadership condemned the attack on Pakistan Air Force base, Badhaber, here on Friday...

    ANP chief Asfandyar Wali Khan, in a statement issued here, condemned the attack on Badhaber base...

  • PAF base attackers wanted to engage troops in long gun battle

    PESHAWAR: Unlike the past, the militants, who attacked Pakistan Air Force’s base camp in Badhaber, Peshawar, on Friday morning, seemed to have come with a different strategy to engage the security forces in a long gun battle, experts say...

    The army confirmed that 22 PAF personnel, three soldiers, including Captain Asfandyar Bukhari, and four civilians were killed, while 25 others got injuries in attack...

  • Over 40 Afghans arrested around Quetta PAF base

    QUETTA: Police and other security forces here claimed to have arrested over 40 suspected Afghan nationals during a search operation in an area around the PAF’s Khalid Airbase...

    Take a look: Army captain among 29 killed in TTP-claimed attack on PAF camp in PeshawarThe action was part of a crackdown on militants and criminal elements following the terrorist attack on Pakistan Air Force’s Badaber camp in Peshawar in which 29 military...

  • PAF aircraft crashes during landing at Peshawar Air Base

    A trainer aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) crashed during landing at the Peshawar Air Base on Tuesday, a PAF spokesperson said...

    "Pakistan Air Force reports with regret that a PAF FT-7PG trainer aircraft, while recovering from a routine operational training mission, crashed during landing at Peshawar Air Base," the PAF statement reads...

  • Islamabad airspace to remain close for days for PAF jets' rehearsal for March 23 parade

    Timings for flights headed to or leaving Islamabad between March 12-22 have been revised to enable Pakistan Airforce jets to rehearse for Pakistan Day parade, a press statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Monday...

    The press release advised passengers to confirm the revised flight timings beforehand in order to "avoid any inconvenience" since Islamabad's airspace will remain closed from 8am-12:40pm and...

  • Senate body asks CAA to redesign third runway of new Islamabad airport

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat on Wednesday directed the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to revisit the design of third runway at the new Islamabad airport so that at the interests of the local settlements could be safeguarded...

    The chairman of the Senate committee, Senator Talha Mahmood said the residents of Meelu village, located adjacent to the airport, feared that they would be uprooted if the...

  • NAB team set to ‘receive’ Nawaz Sharif at Islamabad airport today

    LAHORE/RAWALPINDI: Disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif will be “received” by a team of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) when he lands at Islamabad airport on Thursday morning...

    A NAB official says the action is aimed at implementing the Islamabad accountability court’s orders, which issued bailable arrest warrants for the former premier after he failed to appear before it on Oct 26 in references related to graft and...

  • PAC questions CAA over grounded PIA planes, irregularities in Islamabad airport

    The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Tuesday grilled Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) officials on irregularities in the construction of the new Islamabad International Airport and five grounded aircraft belonging to Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)...

    Audit officials later informed the committee that a contract worth Rs660m for a dam near the new Islamabad airport was given to an unqualified contractor who submitted faked...

  • NAB directed to probe financial irregularities in construction of Islamabad airport baggage terminal

    The Senate's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Wednesday directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to probe allegations of financial misconduct surrounding the construction of the baggage terminal at Islamabad's new Airport...

    The meeting, led by PAC Chairman Khursheed Shah, was briefed that misappropriations had been made in the construction of the baggage terminal at the new Islamabad airport...

  • With 'blast-proof' wall and new lounge, Islamabad Airport gets much-awaited upgrade

    ISLAMABAD: Nine months and Rs450 million later, Islamabad's Benazir Bhutto International Airport has got its much-awaited facelift which includes what officials say is a "blast-proof wall", revamped business lounge and a new taxiway link...

    According to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) officials, a number of missing facilities have been added to the airport during the refurbishment process...

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