The Pakistan Air Force’s Pilot Officer Obaidullah has been awarded the prestigious Cranwell Medal at Royal Air Force College, London. Following his best performance at PAF Academy, he was selected to attend Royal Air Force College. Pilot Officer Obaidullah is originally from Dir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. This recent achievement signifies the excellence of the Pakistan Air Force’s training institutions.
The prominent US art collector and billionaire philanthropist Michael Steinhardt returned 180 stolen antiquities. The items were stolen from countries including Pakistan and Lebanon, as well as ancient Greece, according to officials at the New York Justice Department. The items are estimated to be worth $70 million. The move by Steinhardt will allow him to remain free from prosecution and indictment.
The United States is the world’s biggest generator of plastic waste. The country urgently needs a strategy for curbing the vast amounts of plastic that end up in the oceans. The amount of plastic waste discarded worldwide each year is estimated at 242 million megatons. This is approximately the same amount as ten billion statues of liberty.
The UAE has granted Pakistani legend and pacer Wasim Akram the Golden Visa in recognition of his achievements in cricket. After Fakhr-e-Alam, Wasim Akram is the second Pakistani celebrity to be honored by the UAE. The 55-year-old took to Twitter to say he is honored to have received the Golden Visa.