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Afghan cadet wins Overseas Sword award at Royal Military Academy of Sandburs

Behzad Haidari a young Afghan cadet from Afghan National Army has been honored as an outstanding foreign cadet at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in the United Kingdom. Among the graduates, two other Afghan cadets; Mirwais Sadat and Mirwais Roshandel from the Ministry of Interior received their graduation certificate at the ceremony held at the Royal Military Academy of Sandhurst.

Behzad Heidari received “Overseas Sword” award from the Duchess of Cornwall, Princess Camilla wife of Prince Charles, who represented the Queen at the Sovereign’s Parade.

Charge’d’ Affaires Liaquet Ali Ameri, Defence Attache Col. Haroon Naderi and First Secretary Babakhan Aslami have participated at the ceremony to gratitude our young cadets. Charge’d’ Affaires Ameri has awarded three Afghan Officers with Outstanding Achievement Certificates and appreciate them for their efforts and hard work during their training course at Sandhurst.    

Sovereign’s Parade is held at the end of each term at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and marks the passing out of Officer Cadets who have completed their commissioning course.


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