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Air Force chief B.S. Dhanoa lays wreath at Amar Jawan Jyoti

Updated: Jan 02, 2017 12:10 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan. 2 (ANI): Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief, Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa visited the Amar Jawan Jyoti and paid tribute to the slain soldiers in the national capital.

Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa took over as the 25th Chief of the Air Staff at a ceremony held at Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan) on Saturday.

In his address to the IAF, Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa said, "I feel honoured and privileged to have been entrusted with the responsibility to lead one of the finest Air Forces in the world. I will certainly be inspired by the exceptional achievements and the leadership of so many of my illustrious predecessors."

Before taking over as the Chief of the Air Staff, he has been the Vice Chief of the Air Staff since 01 Jun 15. (ANI)