Ustaad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has made Pakistan proud at some point of his magical ride of soulful music. And now, the renowned Pakistani artist is yet to get hold of an honorary diploma from Oxford University on 26th June, Wednesday.
The legendary qawwal has already reached the United Kingdom to acquire the honorary diploma — Doctor of Music — from Oxford University.
In March, the esteemed institute announced the names of eight people, together with the very gifted Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, who will be receiving the diploma this year. Oxford University introduced the names on its professional website.
The prestigious institute writes about our National treasure as quoted: “Born into a family whose name has turn out to be synonymous with South Asian musical tradition, he commenced formal training at the age of seven and has considering that launched more than fifty albums, performed in numerous high-profile live shows across the world, and collected a international following, achieving over one billion views online.”
In a statement, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan said: “I am honoured to be accepting this degree from Oxford University, a world-famous instructional institution. This will be a very specific day for my family and I, but additionally for my fans, who have shared this trip with me. To be presented with this honour is a huge achievement and I am comfortable that my tune has allowed me to reach such exceptional heights.”
We desire him a lot more success for the future and are very proud of him as always!