On the event of 88th Air Pressure Day, President Ram Nath Kovind honoured air warriors, veterans and the households of Indian Air Pressure (IAF), saying that the nation stays indebted to the contribution of the IAF in securing the skies. “On Air Pressure Day, we proudly honour our air warriors, veterans, and households of the Indian Air Pressure. The nation stays indebted to the contribution of the IAF in securing our skies and helping civil authorities in Humanitarian Help and Catastrophe Aid,” President Kovind tweeted.
“The continued technique of modernisation with the induction of Rafale, Apache and Chinook will rework the IAF into an much more formidable strategic power. Assured that within the years to come back, the Indian Air Pressure will proceed to take care of its excessive requirements of dedication and competence,” he mentioned in one other tweet.
The continued technique of modernisation with induction of Rafale, Apache and Chinook will rework the IAF into an much more formidable strategic power. Assured that within the years to come back, the Indian Air Pressure will proceed to take care of its excessive requirements of dedication & competence
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) October eight, 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi additionally prolonged greetings to the ‘courageous warriors’ of the Indian Air Pressure (IAF) on the event of Indian Air Pressure Day 2020 on Thursday.
“Many congratulations to all of the courageous warriors of the Indian Air Pressure on Air Pressure Day. You not solely maintain the skies of the nation secure but in addition play a number one function within the service of humanity in instances of catastrophe. Your braveness, valour and dedication to guard Maa Bharti encourage everybody,” PM Modi tweeted (roughly translated from Hindi).
The Prime Minister additionally posted a brief video, honouring the IAF personnel.
एयर फोर्स डे पर भारतीय वायुसेना के सभी वीर योद्धाओं को बहुत-बहुत बधाई। आप न सिर्फ देश के आसमान को सुरक्षित रखते हैं, बल्कि आपदा के समय मानवता की सेवा में भी अग्रणी भूमिका निभाते हैं। मां भारती की रक्षा के लिए आपका साहस, शौर्य और समर्पण हर किसी को प्रेरित करने वाला है।#AFDay2020 pic.twitter.com/0DYlI7zpe6
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October eight, 2020
In the meantime, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Union House Minister Amit Shah additionally prolonged their greetings to the IAF on the event.
“My felicitations and finest needs to the air warriors and their households on the event of Air Pressure Day-2020. Eighty-eight years of dedication, sacrifice and excellence mark the journey of the IAF which is at the moment a deadly and formidable power to reckon with,” Singh tweeted.
The Nation is pleased with its women and men in blue and salutes the prowess of the IAF because it stands able to face challenges and deter adversaries. We stay dedicated to the enhancement of IAF’s fight functionality by way of modernisation and indigenisation, he added.
Union House Minister Amit Shah additionally prolonged his greetings to the Air Pressure on the event, and reiterated the Centre’s dedication in the direction of the IAF.
“Greetings on Indian Air Pressure day! From safeguarding our skies to helping in all odds, our courageous Air Pressure personnel have served the nation with utmost braveness and willpower. Modi govt is doing every part doable to maintain our mighty air warriors roaring loud within the skies,” Shah mentioned in a tweet.
The IAF was established on October eight, 1932, in undivided India which was underneath colonial rule. It was given the prefix “Royal” by King George VI for its contribution in the course of the Second World Struggle. The prefix was later dropped in 1950 when India grew to become a republic.