Pakistan Army cadet Sheroz Shahid has secured the prestigious international medal at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) in the United Kingdom.
“The award is given for high performance in education, training and physical fitness fields displayed during the training period,” said military’s public affairs wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement.
According to the statement, “The medal was awarded by Gen Sir Nicholas Patrick Carter, Chief of General Staff of British Army who was the reviewing officer of the Parade”.
Previously Major Uqbah of Pakistan Army made headlines when he was honored with the military award. Major Uqbah graduated from the Sandhurst in 2007, became the first Pakistan military officer to be appointed as an instructor at the British military academy.
On March 26, eight Army officers were awarded Sitara-e-Imtiaz (military), 15 officers were honoured with Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (military) and 24 were given Tamgha-e-Bisalat at an investiture ceremony was held at Corps Headquarters Peshawar for their acts of gallantry during operations.