Army Aviation pilots conferred medals on rescuing French mountaineer


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05 Feb, 2020 8:17 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Special Award Ceremony was held in Rawalpindi on Wednesday to confer medals to the Pakistan Army Aviation pilots, who rescued a French mountaineer from Nanga Parbat in 2018.

According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Commander of French Joint Force in Indian Ocean Rear Admiral Didier Malterre conferred France National Defence Bronze Medal to brave pilots of Army Aviation who took part in the daring rescue operation.

Lieutenant General Sahir Shamshad Mirza, Chief of General Staff (CGS) Pakistan Army, senior military officers and officers from Pakistan Army Aviation attended the ceremony.


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