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PAF celebrating Surprise Day today on second anniversary of Operation Swift Retort

Islamabad, February 27, 2021 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Air Force is celebrating Surprise Day today on the occasion of second anniversary of Operation Swift Retort, to pay tribute to valiant Shaheens’ for their brave defence of the motherland while retaliating to Indian Air Force violation of its sovereign territories on this day in 2019.

The celebration ceremony of Surprise Day will be held at PAF Headquarters in Islamabad. The Operation Swift Retort was a rapid response to Indian Air Force strike in Balakot obliterating Pakistan’s airspace that had merely harmed a few trees and a wild Crow. PAF had shot down two Indian fighter jets namely MiG-21 and Su-30 where the former’s pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was caught by Pakistan Army after his safe ejection and falling into the Pakistani side of the line of control.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557
Email: info@moib.gov.pk
Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk

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