“The Last Salute” released On 7th September in Pakistan
Alhamdulillah, with the grace of Almighty Allah On 7th September 2017, (PAF Day) The Last Salute by Sqn. Ldr. Nusrat Hussain (R) and founding Editor of The Miracle was successfully released in a simple, but graceful ceremony held at the Koh-eNoor Hall of Officers mess PAF Base Nur Khan Chaklala. Air Marshal 4aiser ex-Vice Chief of Air Staff of the Pakistan Air Force was the Chief Guest. Air Marshal Raashid Kalim ex-Vice Chief of Air Staff and Instructor Pilot of Nusrat was the guest of Honor. The ceremony started with recitation of the Holy 4uran by Wing Commander Shaukat Rasheed. Air Commodore Rana Sohail Asghar then invited Sqn. Ldr. Nusrat Hussain who introduced the chief guest and the guest of honor. Colonel Afzaal Niaz, Colonel Amer Jalees and Sqn. Ldr. Adil recounted their good old days with Nusrat and wished him all the best. Nusrat briefly described about going through the joy and pain while writing The Last Salute. He called the Air Force as his romance and Love. In the end Air Marshal 4aiser spoke about his days with the PAF and about martyrdom of his brother Flight Lieutenant Syed Alamdar Hussain Shaheed. Major General Ahmed Bilal, Air Vice Marshal Atique Rafique, Brigadier Majid Azeem, Air Commodore Amjad Bashir, Air Commodore Nadeem Anjum, Air Commodore Sadiq Swati, Air Commodore Tanvir ul Islam, Group Captain Hali, Group Captain Zulfiqar Khan, Colonel Atiq Malik, Lt.Col. Aziz Ansari, Wing Commander Lala Karim, Major Shahid Hussain, Sqn. Ldr. Khursheed Mirza, Sqn. Ldr. Ali Shah, Sqn. Ldr. Omer Khattak, Sqn. Ldr. Naeem Ghori, Mr. Syed Shamim Haider, Mr. Nayyer Hasan, Mr. Nauman Durrani, Mr. Farrukh, Mr. Zia Siddiui Mr. Mahmood Jilani and Mr. Sohail Altaf were amongst the prominent guests. Nusrat signed the sold books. The Last Salute is available on Amazon.com and can be purchased on line in North America, U.K., Australia, Middle East and many other countries of the world. The Book is also available on Mr. Books and Saeed Books in Islamabad. Launching of the book in Lahore and Karachi is also planned on 23rd September and 7th October respectively. Lavish brunch was served with Nihari, Seekh Kabab, Chana, Halwa Puri, Paratha, Naan, tea and Lassi.
Sqn. Ldr. Nusrat Hussain (R) , Air Marshal 4aiser Hussain, Air Marshal Raashid Kalim,