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PAF cadet to join USAF Academy.

ISLAMABAD, June 12 -- Aviation Cadet Mahhad Nayyer of the Pakistan Air Force Academy Risalpur is one of the 19 international cadets selected worldwide to attend the US Air Force (USAF) Academy.

Mahhad received an appointment to the USAF Academy class of 2014 during a presentation ceremony held at the US embassy here. US Navy Vice Admiral Michael LeFever, the US defence representative to Pakistan, presented Aviation Cadet Nayyer with his appointment letter and congratulated him on his outstanding achievement.

Addressing the ceremony, Vice Adm LeFever said that Cadet Nayyer was one of only 19 international cadets worldwide selected to attend the USAF Academy. "This is a truly impressive accomplishment and a testament to the calibre of the type of military officers the Pakistan Air Force produces," he said.

Nayyer will become one of more than 4,000 students who will receive an accredited Bachelor of Science degree after an intensive four-year curriculum of study at the USAF Academy.

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Publication:Daily Times (Lahore, Pakistan)
Date:Jun 12, 2010
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