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Pakistani student excels in US

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Islamabad: Asad Khan, a Pakistani boy studying in Maryland (USA), has been awarded the ‘President’s Award for Educational Excellence’ in recognition of his outstanding academic performance in 2009, says a press release issued here on Wednesday.

He is the son of a former Pakistani police officer, Zia Khan, currently working at the United Nations. He is also the nephew of principal of the Sir Syed College (Wah Cantonment).

The award signed by US President Barak Obama and the US secretary of education, is followed by a letter by the US president which says “Nothing is more important to our nation’s long-term success than educating our future leaders…”

Asad Khan scored consecutive ‘As’ during all his school years in academics, discipline, behaviour, sports, languages and music. It is also worth mentioning that he has showed his genius in mathematics.

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