Speaking at Haismara air base, West Bengal President Pranab Mukherjee said that, India is peace loving country but if its sovereignty is threatened then we could use all our might to protect our nation

President, the Supreme commander of forces, has applauded for the Indian Air Forces (IAF) efforts. Speaking on same Mukherjee said, “The IAF, besides safeguarding the sovereign sites of our nation, has also been at the forefront of all humanitarian aid and disaster relief operations.”

The two squadrons which are the 18th Squadron and 22nd Squadron have been honored with Presidents standard for their dedicated service.