Rajnath wishes air warriors on IAF Day

New Delhi (NVI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today extended greetings to the air warriors and their families on the 88th anniversary of Indian Air Force (IAF).

Taking to Twitter, Singh wrote, “My felicitations and best wishes to the air warriors and their families on the occasion of Air Force Day-2020. Eighty eight years of dedication, sacrifice and excellence mark the journey of the IAF which is today a lethal and formidable force to reckon with.”

In series of tweet, the Defence Minister said, “The Nation is proud of its men and women in blue and salutes the prowess of the IAF as it stands ready to face challenges and deter adversaries. We remain committed to enhancement of IAF’s combat capability through modernisation and indigenisation.”

Singh further said that he was confident that the IAF will “always guard the nation’s skies, come what may. Here’s wishing you blue skies and happy landings always.”

The Indian Air Force (IAF) will celebrate its 88th anniversary today. The day is celebrated on October 8 every year to mark the foundation day of the Air Force.

A special occasion will be celebrated with a ceremonial parade and flypast involving a variety of aircraft at the Hindon airbase. The Full-dress rehearsals were held yesterday by the various squadrons.