PESHAWAR: 10 students from the Army Public School, which was targeted by the terrorists leave for the US.
According to the ISPR, at least 10 students from Army Public Schools left for Washington DC on Friday July 24, for the International Visitors Leadership Program. The students who have left for US include five from the Army Public School on Warsak Road.
The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) spokesperson said that students had been selected for the programme purely based on their academic performance.
The spokesperson said, “All 10 students left Peshawar for Islamabad Thursday evening and Friday morning, they boarded a flight at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto International Airport for Washington DC.”
In accordance with the ISPR spokesperson, five of these ten students belong to APS on Warsak Road, the school which was targeted by terrorists on Dec 16, last year. “The remaining students belong to another army-run school on Mall Road,” he added.
As by the schedule, these APS students will be visiting the US for three weeks. During this period, they will visit Washington DC, New York and other major US cities and attend classes at various educational institutes in the country.