The people of Pakistan celebrated the 70 years of Independence on Monday. This marks the partition from India as well.
The Pakistan Air Force put on one of its largest air shows in the country’s history, with visiting aerobatic teams from Turkey and Saudi Arabia joining in the display in Islamabad.
The first airshow was held at Fatima Jinnah Park, Islamabad. President Mamnoon Hussain was the chief guest at the occasion while Defence Minister Khurram Dastagir, Chief of Air Staff Sohail Aman and ambassadors of friendly countries also witnessed the magnificent event.
Air planes fall into formation during the airshow in Islamabad on the eve of independence.
Saudi Hawks pilots demonstrate their skill during the air show.
Mirage, SAAB-2000, and Augusta-139 from PAF, and MI-17 and Puma helicopters from Army Aviation participated in the show