Pak Army promotes Hindu officer Kailash Kumar to lieutenant colonel
The government is making strides in its efforts to promote diversity and inclusivity. In a first, Pakistan Army officer Kelash Kumar has been promoted to Lieutenant Colonel.
When Lt. colonel Kailash Kumar was born?
The Hindu officer Dr. Kailash Kumar was born in 1981, he is from the Sindh province’s Tharparkar area and is the country’s first officer from the Hindu minority community to hold the position.
Where did Lt. Colonel Kailash Kumar graduate from?
Kailash Kumar, having graduated from LUHMS Jamshoro. He was posted in the Pakistan Army’s medical corps and assigned to the Ministry of Defence. Kumar completed his MBBS from LUHMS Jamshoro in Hyderabad and was then commissioned in the Pakistan Army.
What are the achievements of Lt. Colonel Kailesh Kumar?
The officer, who is a Hindu, is the first to be chosen for the emergency medicine residency program at the University Hospital of Birmingham. He also received Tamga-e-Baqa and Tamga-e-Azam military awards. He has also given a lot of his time to help people in remote areas of Pakistan such as Tharparkar, Gilgit-Baltistan, and the Hunza Valley. He received an award for volunteering for 36 days at a post near Mount K2, which was at an altitude of almost 22,000 feet.
Reacting to the development Pakistan Hindu Council (PHC) chief & member of the National Assembly oF Pakistan Dr. Ramesh Kumar wrote on his official Twitter handle: “Heartiest congratulation to the promotion of 2 Hindu Officers to Lt. Colonel Rank.”
Writing on Twitter, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Mr.Fawad Chaudhry congratulated newly appointed Lt. Colonel Kelash Kumar on his promotion.