Pakistan attend 52nd Paris Airshow

PARIS: A delegation of Pakistan Air Force is attending the 4-day 52nd Paris Airshow starting from today at the Le Bourget Parc des Expositions, Paris.

Impressive inaugural ceremony was attended by the Pakistani delegation, Ambassador of Pakistan to France Mr. Moin ul Haque and over 300 delegates from other parts of the world. The President of France Mr. Emmanuel Macron officiated the opening ceremony amid spectacular show of commercial and defense planes and jets.

Later, the Ambassador and the members of the delegation visited various sections of the exhibition. Pakistan and France have close and historic defense ties.

Members of the delegate during their stay in Paris would hold a number of meeting to explore new avenues of cooperation.

International Paris Air Show (SIAE) is an innovation-centred exhibition where the aeronautics, digital and aerospace sectors of the global airspace industry come together. Over 2,300 international exhibitors, 30 national pavilions and 300 official delegations from all over the world are taking part in world’s biggest show of its kind.

Three JF-17 Thunder of Pakistan had attended the 51st Paris Airshow held in 2015.