Graduation ceremony at PAF Academy Risalpur held
Risalpur, Sep 28: The graduation ceremony of 111 Non GD course of College of Flying Training was held at PAF Academy here on Thursday.
According to a press release, Air Marshal Syed Athar Hussain Bukhari, vice chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force was the chief guest on the occasion.The graduating cadets belonging to engineering, logistics, information technology, education, accounts, meteorology, and medical branches of the PAF were awarded with branch insignias. Officer Cadet Raheel was awarded the trophy for Best Overall Performance in the course.
While addressing the graduating cadets, the chief guest said, "You must be aware that Pakistan Air Force is in the process of transitioning from the legacy systems to modern and Hi-tech equipment.
A number of new platforms and weapon systems have already been inducted. While the PAF's actual potential is its human resource, who operate and maintain the state-of-the-art equipment, your contribution towards the overall mission of PAF counts a lot."
The chief guest further said, "I must stress that professional competence, skilful application of knowledge, teamwork and above all, a positive attitude towards service is extremely important for you to meet the challenges that lie ahead."
The ceremony was followed by an exhilarating aerial display by the PAF Academy Aerobatics team 'Sherdils'. Earlier, the chief guest was received by Air Vice Marshal Rashid Kamal, Air Officer Commanding PAF Academy, Risalpur.
Over 100,000 children enrolled in KP
Peshawar: Affirming the commitment to ensure that no child is left out of school, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has enrolled over 100,000 children in schools across the province.
"The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government firmly believes that the future of the province will be transformed if every child receives education", Provincial Education Minister Atif Khan told a ceremony in Mardan on Wednesday.
Alif Ailaan, a campaign that seeks to put education at the front and centre of public discourse in Pakistan, supported the KP government's initiative with the Alif Ailaan Taleemi Karavan.The caravan started the third leg of its journey through KP in Charsadda, where a discussion on the importance of education was held with the local communities followed by the enrollment of 16 children.
The caravan then moved to Mardan where it was received by the education minister and more than 350 members of civil society, teachers, parents and community members. An enrollment ceremony was also held at the end of the event where the minister enrolled 10 children.
"The government is committed to the cause of education, for which all parties must set aside their political differences," the minister said. "Every parent aspires for their children to achieve their full potential but not everyone understands that education is key to achieving this goal," said Mosharraf Zaidi, Alif Ailaan Campaign Leader.
"The challenge before the government is great. On the one hand they must ensure that parents enrol their children and on the other hand they must also make sure that the dropout rate is curbed, or else the gains will be lost", he said. The news