Fakhar Zaman was conferred the honorary rank of Lieutenant in the Pakistan Navy
Pakistan cricket team batsman Fakhar Zaman has been conferred the honorary rank of Lieutenant in the Pakistan Navy.
According to Pakistan Navy spokesman, Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi conferred the honorary rank of Lieutenant on Fakhar Zaman at the Naval Headquarters Islamabad.
The Pakistan Navy spokesman said that Fakhr Zaman was given this honorary rank for his outstanding performance in the field of cricket and his commitment to the Pakistan Navy.
A spokesman for the Pakistan Navy said that Fakhar Zaman joined the Operations Branch of the Pakistan Navy as a sailor in 2007. During his career, Fakhar Zaman won several awards for the Pakistan Navy in the field of cricket.
Fakhar Zaman represented Pakistan Navy in the International Defense Cricket Challenge Cup held in Australia in 2012 and was named the best player of the tournament.
The Pakistan Navy spokesman said that Fakhar Zaman has also been awarded a certificate of appreciation by the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee. Fakhar Zaman has also set several records in international cricket so far.
Addressing the ceremony, Amir-ul-Bahr congratulated Fakhar Zaman and his family.
The Naval Chief said that the Pakistan Navy was playing its role in the promotion of various sports in the country and would continue to support the players.
The ceremony was attended by military and civilian officials and PCB officials, as well as former cricketers and Fakhar Zaman’s family.