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People throng to witness aviation art exhibition at PAF Museum.

KARACHI -- Aviation Paintings and Aircraft Models Exhibition is continuing at PAF Museum Faisal. A large number of aviation enthusiasts, Arts schools and colleges students and people from all walks of life visited the exhibition and due to their exuberance and keen interest the exhibition has been extended for another one weak.

Earlier during the inauguration ceremony Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force said that "Indeed the sacrifices rendered by the defence personnel, and recorded in writing have an impact, but with the artistic flair of internationally renowned Aviation artist, Gp Capt Hussaini, the glorious moments, depicting the illustrious men of the Pakistan Air Force in action, in the air, have become alive and very absorbing. "

While talking to the media, Air Chief said that objective of such exhibition is to recall the history, because the nations who forget their history, they face lot of problems in their way forward, and especially the nation like us who is having tremendous past. Pakistan Air Force since its inception in 1947 has taken part in many wars Pakistan Air Force maintained its glorious traditions inland and abroad. He further said that in operations on western border Pakistan Air Force conducted all operations with same traditional glory.

Without any collateral damage In all these operation, Pakistan Air Force effectively targeted and eliminated internal and external terrorists. Air Chief said that by the grace of Allah and prayers of the nation, Pakistan Air Force will maintain its historical traditions and will follow the footsteps of its heroes. He further reiterated that Pakistan Air Force will always come up to the expectations of the nation."

About 200 paintings of Group Captain (Retd) Syed Masood Akhtar Hussaini are on display depicting respective era where Pakistan Air Force was transforming into a modern Air Force. Gp Capt Hussaini's paintings have been put on exhibition in USA, UK, Saudi Arabia, Zimbabwe, Turkey, Bangladesh, and Jordan.

This exhibition will continue till 14th September, 2014 and this artistic pursuit about the courageous deeds of Pakistan Air Force will add to the inspiration of the younger generation and will surely be cherished by the people of Karachi.

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Publication:Frontier Post (Peshawar, Pakistan)
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Date:Sep 9, 2014
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