ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Military Academy, Kakul won the All Pakistan Bilingual Declamation Contest held at PAF Academy Asghar Khan.
Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan was the chief guest on the occasion. Talented youth from premier institutions of Pakistan participated in the contest held from 21 to 24 November 2019.
The Air Chief awarded certificates among the finalists and prizes to the winners. First prize in English was awarded to Gentleman Cadet Abdul Qadeer of PMA, Kakul, while the second prize was won by Ms. Kashaf Faheem of Sir Syed Govt Girls College, Karachi.
In Urdu debates, First prize was won by Gentleman Cadet Junaid Ibrahim of PMA while the second prize was awarded to Ms. Rabia Basri of Lahore College for Women.
This year, the theme of APDC was ‘Nationhood, Kashmir and Operation Swift Retort”. Academy Dramatic Club presented well-prepared skits, highlighting the issue of Kashmir and glorifying Pakistan Air Force’s strong response to the enemy in air skirmish on 27 February 2019
All Pakistan Bilingual Declamation Contest has been a regular feature in the academic training calendar of PAF Academy since 1974. It has over the years become a prestigious event for leading universities, colleges, and institutions from all over the country. The participants get a chance to interact with the cadets and get a glimpse of life in the academy.