Meet first Kashmiri woman pilot Maryam Mujtaba
MUZAFFARABAD – Maryam Mujtaba, the first Kashmiri commercial pilot, is a woman who soared beyond the stereotypes that aimed to weigh her down.
The story of Ms. Mujtaba exhibits courage, determination, and strength and is worthy of being known, remembered, and shared.
Mujtaba, a resident of Muzaffarabad, along with her husband called on Azad Jammu and Kashmir President Sardar Masood on Saturday who showered praise on the young flyer on becoming the first female commercial pilot from Kashmir.
Honoured to meet Mr Masood Khan President AJK ✈️🍁🇵🇰🍁✈️ pic.twitter.com/ld1QH9l1EQ— MARYAM MUJTABA (@maryammirA320) May 22, 2021
President AJK while extending felicitations at Maryam termed her as a role model for all women aiming to achieve excellence in apparently challenging fields of life. ‘You have inspired and encouraged a number of women in the liberated territory to consider aviation as a promising career’, Khan remarked.
Sharing her experience with Masood Khan, Mujtaba added that ‘flying was her dream since childhood and PIA had given her wings to translate it into reality’.
She was born to a family of Kashmiri migrants from Shopian in Indian occupied Kashmir and settled in Muzaffarabad and Rawalpindi. Mujtaba earned her commercial pilot license after undergoing initial aviation training in Pakistan’s twin cities and later in a US-based flight academy.
KP gets first female DPO in Chitral 02:50 PM | 31 Dec, 2020
PESHAWAR – The District Police Officer (DPO) Sonia Shamroz Khan Jadoon has become the first female to head the ...
Let it be known that country’s national flag carrier promoted her as ‘first officer’ on Airbus-320 after she completed the requisite flying hours on domestic routes on an ATR.
Special Communications Organisation (SCO) has chosen AJK's first female pilot as its brand ambassador.
- Lahore cop arrested for obscene act at woman during raid (VIDEO)07:22 PM | 31 Jul, 2021
- Kandahar at 'serious risk of falling' as Taliban besiege key cities ...07:00 PM | 31 Jul, 2021
- Pillion riding allowed as Sindh revises certain Covid lockdown ...06:43 PM | 31 Jul, 2021
- Vaccination process in Islamabad, Rawalpindi suspended as online ...05:56 PM | 31 Jul, 2021
- Kashmir Premier League: Bonanza Satrangi signs up with Muzaffarabad ...04:59 PM | 31 Jul, 2021
- Birthday wishes pour in as Kiara Advani turns 2902:54 PM | 31 Jul, 2021
- Ertugrul actresses Esra Bilgic, Gulsim Ali sad over Turkey forest ...11:55 PM | 30 Jul, 2021
- Yumna Zaidi shares adorable photos of her 32nd birthday09:31 PM | 30 Jul, 2021
- Stars who used apps to find love08:02 PM | 24 Jul, 2021
- World’s most powerful passports in 2021: Where does Pakistan stand?03:35 PM | 7 Jul, 2021
- 16 Pakistani universities among Asia's top 50002:36 PM | 8 Jun, 2021
- Famous figures who survived serious plane incidents07:21 PM | 29 May, 2021