Rawalpindi (Web Desk): The fourth anniversary of Operation Swift Retort is being observed on Monday to pay tribute to the country's armed forces for giving a befitting response to the Indian failed misadventure and downed their two fighter jets namely MiG-21 and Su-30 on February 27, 2019.
In a statement, the military leadership has paid tributes to the resilience of the nation and resolve of the armed forces displayed during Operation Swift Retort.
Director General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Ahmed Sharif Chaudhry shared a message on behalf of Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Sahir Shamshad Mirza, services chiefs and the country's armed forces.
CJCSC, Services Chiefs & AFs of Pak pay tribute to the resilience of nation & resolve of AFs displayed during Operation Swift Retort. Under the pretext of false flag Pulwama attack, India stage managed a cowardly attack on a fictitious target. 1/3— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) February 27, 2023
The DG ISPR said under the pretext of false flag Pulwama attack, India staged a cowardly attack on a fictitious target in Pakistan, but the daring, resolute and measured response from Pakistan thwarted Indian nefarious designs.
He said let this day be a reminder that while being a peace-loving nation, Pakistan Armed Forces are ever ready, not only to defend every inch of motherland, but to take the fight back to the enemy, if ever, aggression is imposed on us.
"Any delusion resulting into a misadventure will always be met with the full might of the Pakistan armed forces, backed by a resilient nation. Pakistan Zindabad," he added.
but to take the fight back to the enemy, if ever, aggression is imposed on us. Any delusion resulting into a misadventure will always be met with full might of Pak AFs backed by a resilient nation. Pakistan Zindabad. 3/3— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) February 27, 2023
The day marked to pay tribute to Pakistan Air Force (PAF) for downing two Indian fighter jets on February 27, 2019 for violating the country’s airspace.
One of the Indian pilots was captured but was later handed over to New Delhi as a gesture of peace.