Rawalpindi: Convocation ceremony of 124th PMA Long Course was held at Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) Kakul, today. Lieutenant General Shafqaat Ahmed Corps Commander Multan Corps was the chief guest on the occasion.
Lieutenant General Shafqaat Ahmed congratulated the cadets of 124th PMA long courses on achieving this important landmark in their life and appreciated the hard work put in by the faculty staff of the Academy in preparing and training future leaders of the Pakistan Armed Forces.
He said that Education refines your character and moulds your moral fiber by providing a beacon to discern right from wrong, discriminate between vague and clear, and make the right decision, especially in crisis.
It is for this reason that Army lays great emphasis upon its officers to master a greater level of intellectual achievement. It is your academic excellence, better professional knowledge and above all the strength of character, which will be the worthiest in your arsenal and will help you win trust as a leader.
I am sure the intellectual upbringing you got here is a foundation on which you can build a successful military career.
Later, Lieutenant General Shafqaat Ahmed gave away degrees and medals to the graduating cadets. In Academic subjects, Company Senior Under Officer Raffay Tassawar received Science Medal and Tactics Medal , Company Senior Under Officer Irfan Ahmed Khan received Humanities Medal while Academic Gold Medal (Allied Cadets) was awarded to Allied Under Officer Latif Ahmed Dosari, whereas in Military subjects, COAS and Physical Efficiency Medals were awarded to Academy Senior Under Officer Usman Ali Tipu and Shooting Medal was received by Battalion Senior Under Officer Nauman Ilyas.
In Ladies Integrated Course-9, Lady Cadet Tamsila Shaheen attained Physical Efficiency Medal and Sergeant Sana Anwar Qazi was given Shooting Medal.
Ubaida Company was given Professional Efficiency Trophy for getting first position in training and the company also received Commandant’s Trophy.
The ceremony was attended by a large number of serving and retired Armed Forces Officers, parents and relatives of the cadets.
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