Shahrukh Khan becomes the only Pakistani cadet to graduate from US Air Force Academy in 2021

09:50 PM | 12 Jun, 2021
Shahrukh Khan becomes the only Pakistani cadet to graduate from US Air Force Academy in 2021

Shahrukh Khan, a flying officer of Pakistan Air Force, has brought pride to the country by becoming the only cadet from the South Asian state to graduate from the US Air Force Academy in 2021. 

The US Embassy Islamabad has congratulated Khan on his achievement. 

“Congratulations to Flying officer Shahrukh Khan on becoming the only Pakistani cadet to graduate from the U.S. Air Force Academy @AirForceGrads in 2021,” wrote the embassy on Twitter.

He had been accepted into the US Air Force Academy in 2017 at the age of 19. He was enrolled in the program for four years for rigorous academic and military training.

Social media users have also felicitated the cadet on bagging the distinguished achievement in the US.

A user wrote, “Congratulations to Shah Rukh Khan on becoming a successful pilot. This chain of love and cooperation between the United States and Pakistan will continue forever”.

Shahrukh Khan was among the 12 students nominated by Pakistan Air Force to compete in the Service Academy Foreign Student Program.

He and other candidates had completed the Candidate Fitness Assessment and interview at the U.S Embassy in Islamabad.

While departing for the US in 2017, Khan sharing his feelings had said that it will be an opportunity to learn about the world and people of different backgrounds.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 24 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 24, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

On Saturday, Euro stands at 302  for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 24 February 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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