Aviation paintings and aircraft models exhibition is continuing at PAF Museum Faisal.
A large number of aviation enthusiasts, arts schools, college students and people from all walks of life visited the exhibition which been extended for another one weak due to their exuberance and keen interest.
Earlier, during the inauguration ceremony, Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Chief of the Air Staff, PAF, said: “Indeed the sacrifices rendered by the defence personnel, and recorded in writing have an impact, but with the artistic flair of internationally renowned Aviation artist, Capt Hussaini, the glorious moments, depicting the illustrious men of the Pakistan Air Force in action, in the air, have become alive and very absorbing. “
While talking to the media, the air chief said that objective of such exhibition was to recall the history because the nations who forget their history face lot of problems in their way forward. He further said that in operations on western border, the PAF conducted all operations with same traditional glory. In all these operations, the PAF effectively targeted and eliminated internal and external terrorists. The Air Chief said by the grace of Allah and prayers of the nation, the PAF will maintain its historical traditions and will follow the footsteps of its heroes. He further reiterated that PAF will always come up to the expectations of the nation.
About 200 paintings of group Captain (r) Syed Masood Akhtar Hussaini are on display depicting respective era where the PAF was transforming into a modern Air Force. Gp Capt Hussaini’s paintings have been put on exhibition in USA, UK, Saudi Arabia, Zimbabwe, Turkey, Bangladesh, and Jordan.
This exhibition will continue till September 14, 2014, and this artistic pursuit about the courageous deeds of the PAF will add to the inspiration of the younger generation and will surely be cherished by the people of Karachi.