New Delhi: The Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) on Thursday issued a statement supporting India’s fight against terrorism following the capture of the Indian Air Force pilot by the Pakistan counterparts.
The association’s statement comes within 24 hours after Pakistan released footage of an IAF personnel in captivity.
ICPA terming itself as a patriotic and responsible union extended support and co-operation to the Government in all operations as the situation demands.
A letter sent to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) stated, “ICPA being a patriotic and responsible union would like to extend complete support and co-operation in all operations as the situation demands. We will support the government and the PMO in this fight against terrorism.”
The letter further read, “We, as Air Indians take pride and feel duty bound towards national interest and pledge our support to the nation and as pilots, we consider ourselves as the second line of defence after the armed forces to serve our country.”