Rahat Fateh Ali Khan receives honorary degree at Oxford

Published: June 26, 2019
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KARACHI: Pakistani playback and qawwali singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan received an honorary doctorate by Oxford University on Wednesday.

He was awarded with the prestigious doctor of music degree, stated a press release.

PHOTO: PUBLICITY

PHOTO: PUBLICITY

” I am honoured to be accepting this degree from Oxford university, a world famous educational institution,” said Khan ahead of the ceremony in Oxford. “This will be a very special day for me, my family and also my fans who have shared this honour with me. I am happy that my music has allowed me to reach such incredible heights.”

Khan is also set to perform live at the Oxford town hall on Thursday.

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