A groundbreaking ceremony was held at Aviation City in order to build Air University Aerospace and Aviation Campus. The groundbreaking was done by the Prime Minister of the country, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.
PM Abbasi addressing on the occasion said that Pakistan has enough aviation resources in order to meet both civil and defense needs.
“I am confident that this campus will play a central role beyond the academics to integrate technology, training, operations, maintenance and management of our national assets,” the Prime Minister expressed.
“I hope indigenous manufacturing of high-tech aviation products will meet our national needs along with boosting the economy,” the PM further said.
“Our government puts the highest premium on human resource development for the provision of competent leadership, skilled manpower and think tanks for all walks of life,” he added.
Vision of Air University Aerospace and Aviation Campus is included in the strategic foreseeing of Pakistan Air Force to buildup industry-academia connection in the form of Aviation City, the Air Chief said while addressing the ceremony.
“It is heartening to share that this strategic initiative also holds significant potential to attract a large number of international scholars and trainees who, besides providing intellectual exchange, would enhance Pakistan’s image with obvious economic and diplomatic gains,” the Chief added.
The PM commended the role of Air Force in the defense of the country and academic help in the backward areas.