1965 War and Role of PAF – Air Vice Marshal (Retd) Mehmood Akhtar.

30 Sep 1965 War and Role of PAF – Air Vice Marshal (Retd) Mehmood Akhtar.

In celebration of Nation’s 50th Defense Day, we had the privilege and honour to have with us, a veteran of two wars – 1965 and 1971 – Air Vice Marshal (retd.) Mehmood Akhtar, at the Main Campus.

In recognition for his exceptional services beyond the call of duty, he was awarded Hilal-e-Imtiaz and Sitara-e-Imtiaz. Further he received Sitara-e-Basalat twice, which is a rare honour. He has also been awarded Commendation Certificates by President, Prime Minister of Pakistan andvarious Air Chiefs for his exceptional performance, dedication and devotion to duty.

AVM (R) Mehmood Akhtar recalled the role of PAF during the war of 1965 and shared very informational and motivational knowledge with the audience. The students were extremely thrilled to hear about the feats of our gallant forces who fought to preserve our Independence as a honorable country.