First Hindu youth joins Pakistan Air Force
ISLAMABAD: At first, a young Pakistani Hindu has become the first person from the minority community to join.
He has been recruited as a general duty, the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) said in a tweet.
Dev hails from the district of.
Sharing the photo of the young man, the PAF recently tweeted: Good news during the tense # COVID19 situation. Thar shook himself again ... Congratulations #RahulDev, who hails from the remote village of Tharparkar, has been selected as a GD pilot in #PAF.
Good news during the tense situation # COVID19. Thar shook himself again ... Congratulations #RahulDev, who comes from very rem ... https://t.co/Kk1HhimIDV - PAF Falcons (@PAF_Falcons) 1588353472000
Although the exact age of Dev is unknown, those induced in PAF at his level are often around 20.
The official said on Wednesday that it is for the first time in Pakistan's history that a young Hindu has been recruited as a general service pilot officer at PAF.
In a report released Wednesday, he said the induction showed that the PAF was breaking barriers.
Last year Kainat Junaid became the first woman in Khyber-Pakthunkhwa province to be selected for fighter pilot training.
Junaid not only secured first place in the PAF test for General Service Pilot, but also became the first female fighter pilot in Pakistan to serve the country alongside her father.
Her father is a leader in the PAF.