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8th of May World Thalassemia Day: PAF opens its bases for suffering children!

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ISLAMABAD: To mark the World Thalassemia Day, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) invited children suffering from Thalassemia to visit its bases at Sargodha and Lahore.

The said visit was arranged by Sundas Foundation, a welfare organization working for the treatment of children suffering from this blood disease, said a press release issued here by directorate of media affairs of PAF today.

These angelic souls had expressed their desire to spend time with the fighter pilots and ground crew of PAF. On their arrival at PAF Base Mushaf (Sargodha), the children were accorded warm welcome by the base authorities.

These children first visited the history room of the base where they were briefed about the glorious chapters of history written by the personnel of this base. Later on, they were taken to the tarmac of the base, where they got excited to see various fighter jets including JF-17 Thunder, Mirage and F-7 aircraft.

They also interacted with the aerial defenders of the country and asked them questions regarding their professional responsibilities and family life.