Pakistan with the collaboration of China will be able to send astronauts into the space in the upcoming two years. This news has been announced by Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman.
He announced this news at the inauguration session of AirTech’17 conference which was organized by Air University in Islamabad on Thursday.
AirTech’17 is the biggest technical and scientific Olympiad of Pakistan. It is held from Dec 7th to Dec 10th at the main campus of Air University.
It was disclosed by the air chief in this session that Pakistan is currently working with Chinese experts to produce the next generation aircraft. He informed that Chinese experts are providing technical help to Pakistan in this whole program.
Aman further said that yearly Pakistan produces 16 to 20 JF-17 aircraft that in comparison to F-16 planes are better in performance.
He emphasized the importance of national defense. He said that Pakistan is moving in the right direction to control terrorism and terror attacks in the country. Moreover, he stressed the point that in today’s world, security, stability, and prosperity are interconnected.
On the main topic “Leadership, Education & Society Development” air chief said that the aim of an education system is to bring modern, up-to-date technologies which can bring improvement and betterment in our society.
He concluded saying, “No doubt, Pakistani students are talented, intelligent and hard-working but to achieve success in life goals, unconditional faith, firm commitment and tireless struggle are essential.”