Meet Captain Kuol Biar who at on 26-year-old becomes the youngest South Sudanese pilot after completing his studies at Abyssinian Flight Services – Pilot Training School in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

He recently met President Salva Kiir and other top government officials in Addis Ababa last week. The president congratulates the young pilot and encouraged him to inspire other youth in the country.

“Kuol and some of his colleagues met the president and they had a brief talk….the president was very happy and offered to help the South Sudanese students doing aviation in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,” a source who was at the meeting said.

Kuol flies World Food Program planes in South Sudan, delivering food aid to South Sudanese.

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