Officer Cadet Muhammad Talha Zahid from Pakistan Army underwent training
at Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst during 2011-12. The Officer Cadet has
successfully been commissioned on 13 April 2012 with excellence and unique
pride. Officer Cadet Talha has won “Sword of Honour” for overseas cadets.
He is the 5th Pakistani cadet to have achieved this honour. Such a success
is testimony to the high standards of Pakistan Army which has always stood
by its reputation with pride. The Officer Cadet has also received following
- The Prince Saud Abdullah Faisal of Saudi Arabia Prize for Overseas
Cadet with Best Academic Scores.
- The Pakistan Defence & International Affairs (DIA) Prize for Best
Performance at DIA by an Overseas Cadet.
- The Brunei Prize for Best Performance at War Studies by an Overseas
The commissioning ceremony was attended by Mr Wajid Shamsul Hasan, High
Commissioner of Pakistan and Colonel Omer Ahmed Bokhari (Army and Air
Advisor). The commissioned officer has shown his resolve to serve the
nation in line with the traditions and customs of Pakistan Army.