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New Air Force commander appointed

Tehran, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in a decree on Sunday appointed Brigadier General Aziz Nasirzadeh as commander of Iranian Army Air Force.

On the proposal of the Army commander and given your commitment, capabilities and experience, I appoint you as commander of the Air Force, read the decree.

'You are expected to strive for training and employing experienced pilots and equipment for promoting part manufactuing, updating trainings and passing on knowledge and technology to the youth, enhancing military preparedness and promoting spirituality among the staffers to build a force befitting the Islamic Revolution and establishment, he said.

Ayatollah Khamenei also appreciated valuable services of Brigadier General Hassam Shah-Safi during his tenure.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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