The civil-military leadership is keen on testing the newly-acquired JF-17 Thunder fighter jets in the Saudi-led intervention in Yemen, while the Kingdom has also expressed interest in trained personnel from Pakistan’s Armed Forces, sources present at a high-level meeting at the PM House confirmed.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif presided over a meeting on Thursday to discuss the situation pertaining to the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.
With the deputy air chief present in the visiting delegation, sources from the PM House confirmed that civil military leadership was interested to see their JF17 Thunder’s used in KSA. He was further assigned the task to assess what could be offered to the Kingdom.
Although Saudi Arabia does not require air force equipment, they expressed interest in well trained personnel from the Pakistan Air Force who could offer their services to Saudi Arabia. (Courtesy by The Express Tribune)