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Butt discusses PAF’s needs with Dar

Federal Minister for Finance, Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar meeting with Air Chief Marshall, Tahir Rafique Butt.—Online Photo
Federal Minister for Finance, Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar meeting with Air Chief Marshall, Tahir Rafique Butt.—Online Photo

ISLAMABAD: Development needs of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and its financial matters were discussed at a meeting held here on Saturday between Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar.

Mr Dar told the air chief that the government attached top priority to matters relating to national security and all needs of the armed forces, including the PAF, would be met.

According to a press release issued by the finance minister’s office, the air chief assured the minister that the PAF would replicate the government’s austerity measures without compromising its operational readiness.