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PAF officer first overseas trainee to receive sword of honor in Australia

Yunus received the sword of honor at the graduation parade of the 34th class held on Sunday, December 6th at the Australian Defence Force Academy Canberra.

Pakistan Air Force (PAF) officer Abdullah Yunus received a sword of honor in Australia. Commissioner for Pakistan, at Canberra Australia, shared the news on Twitter on Wednesday.

Yunus received the sword of honor at the graduation parade of the 34th class held on Sunday, December 6th, at the Australian Defence Force Academy Canberra.

This month, Pakistan Army cadet, Muhammad Haris Mairaj, was declared the overall best foreign national military cadet by RMC Australia. A passing out parade was held at Royal Military College Duntroon, Australia, on December 2nd that awarded Pakistani cadets with the accolade. The ISPR shared the news with the citizens in a tweet on Wednesday.


“Cadet Muhammad Haris Mairaj, Pak Army declared overall best foreign national Military Cadet @ passing out parade held @ Royal Military College, Duntroon, Australia today. This is a testament to the highest training standards of dedicated & committed Junior leadership of Pak Army,” wrote ISPR in a tweet. DG ISPR also shared the video of the passing out parade on the official Twitter account. The ISPR’s tweet received immense reaction on social media.

Read more: Pakistani cadet honored at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

Last month, the RMC had organized a special memorial service to pay tribute to the martyred Pakistani officer, Lieutenant Nasir Hussain, who was also a graduate of the same military college.

The representatives of Pakistan and Australian armies had paid a heartfelt tribute to the Lt. Nasir Hussain, who embraced martyrdom in an IED blast on September 3rd.

Earlier this year, Pakistan Army Cadet Shehroz Shahid received the Overseas International Medal at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in the UK, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) informed in a press release.

“The award is given for high performance in education, training, and physical fitness fields displayed during the training period,” said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

British Army Chief of General Staff General Sir Nicholas Patrick Carter, the reviewing officer at the parade, gave Shahid a medal.

Read more: Pak Army cadet declared best foreign national cadet in Australia.

The young and talented cadets like Mairaj, Yunus, and Shahid promote Pakistan’s soft image globally. Not just on the battleground, but Pakistan Army is making efforts in various arenas to bolster its positive image.

GVS News Desk