New Delhi, October 8: As the country celebrate the Air Force Day 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed gratitude to warriors of the Indian Air Force. Sharing a video coupled with his audio message, PM Narendra Modi said the dedication of the Indian Air Force in serving the country has been unmatched. Be it a war or natural calamity, the IAF has exhibited incredible resolve in serving countrymen, PM Modi said. Air Force Day 2019: Facts to Know About the IAF on Its 87th Founding Day.
"Today, on Air Force Day, a proud nation expresses gratitude to our air warriors and their families. The Indian Air Force continues to serve India with utmost dedication and excellence," PM Modi tweeted on Tuesday. Sharing a video showcasing various accomplishments of the Indian Air Force, PM Modi lauded the IAF for its bravery, strength and dedication. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also praised the IAF for showing "exemplary courage". Indian Air Force to Deploy Latest American Weapon Systems for Ex-HimVijay Along China Border.
PM Narendra Modi's Tweet on Air Force Day 2019:
Today, on Air Force Day, a proud nation expresses gratitude to our air warriors and their families. The Indian Air Force continues to serve India with utmost dedication and excellence. pic.twitter.com/iRJAIqft11
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 8, 2019
"Greetings to all Indian Air Force personnel and their families on the 87th IAF Day. The IAF is the shining example of exemplary courage, fortitude, determination and impeccable service to our nation. These men and women in Blue have the ability to touch the sky with grit and glory," Singh tweeted. The Indian Air Force also extended its "heartfelt greetings to the courageous air-warriors and their families."
"The courage, valour, commitment, dedication and zeal are inspiration for all," IAF tweeted. Established on October 8, 1932, by the British, the IAF is the fourth most powerful air force in the world. Air Marshal Subroto Mukherjee was the first Chief of Air Staff of the IAF.