US Embassy congratulates Pakistani cadet on graduation from U.S Air Force Academy
The U.S. Embassy Islamabad Saturday congratulated flying officer Shahrukh Khan becoming the only Pakistani cadet to graduate from the U.S Air Force Academy.
The embassy’s tweet reads, “Congratulations to flying officer Shahrukh Khan on becoming the only Pakistani cadet to graduate from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 2021. Khan was accepted into USAFA in 2017 for four years of rigorous academic and military training.”
Congratulations to Flying officer Shahrukh Khan on becoming the only Pakistani cadet to graduate from the U.S. Air Force Academy @AirForceGrads in 2021. Khan was accepted into USAFA in 2017for four years of rigorous academic and military training.— U.S. Embassy Islamabad (@usembislamabad) June 12, 2021
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Cadet Shahrukh’s photo while waving the Pakistani flag high at his graduation ceremony has been circulating on social media.
Pakistani netizens expressed their joy and congratulated the cadet for his outstanding achievement. Cadet Shahrukh Khan had been accepted into the US Air Force Academy in 2017 at 19 years of age. He was enrolled in the program for four years for rigorous academic and military training.
He was among the 12 students nominated by Pakistan Air Force to compete in the Service Academy Foreign Student Program.
Shahrukh Khan and other candidates had completed the Candidate Fitness Assessment and interview portions of their application at the U.S Embassy in Islamabad.