Passing out parade of 145th PMA Long Course, 12th Mujahid Course, 19th Lady Cadet Course and 64th Integrated Course was held at Pakistan Military Academy in Kakul.
According to ISPR, 17 Allied cadets from Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Jordan, Maldives, Azerbaijan and Nigeria were also among passing out cadets including international Lady Cadets.
Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu was the chief guest on the occasion. He reviewed the parade and congratulated the passing out cadets on achieving this milestone. The chief guest gave awards to distinguished cadets.
The coveted Sword of Honour was awarded to Academy Senior under Officer Abdul Qahar. The President’s Gold Medal to Battalion Senior Under Officer Ubaid Ur Rehman, the Overseas Gold Medal to Foreign Country Senior Under Officer Issa Enad Al Masoodi from Iraq, Commandant’s Cane to Company Sports Sergeant Matee Ur Rasool of Integrated Course, Commandant’s Cane to Company Junior Under Officer M Haseeb Khan of Basic Military Training Course, Commandant’s Cane to Company Under Officer Faizan Khan of Basic Mujahid Course, Commandant’s Cane to Company Sergeant Major Nida of Lady Cadet Course and Commandant’s Overseas Medal to Friendly Country Sergeant Hauwa from Nigeria.
Major General Omer Ahmed Bokhari, Commandant Pakistan Military Academy and large number of senior serving and retired armed forces personnel, parents and relatives of passing out cadets witnessed the parade.