Pakistan's Martyred First Female Pilot to be Awarded Tamgha-e-Basalat

Written by  Published by:Pakistan Views Saturday, 30 January 2016 16:06

ISLAMABAD: The government of Pakistan on Friday decided to honour its first female martyred pilot of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Marium Mukhtiar with Tamgha-e-Basalat.

Marium, who was a Flight Officer of Pakistan Air Force martyred in a training jet crash on 24, November, 2015. President Mamnoon Hussain has approved Tamgha-e-Basalat for her courage and devotion.

According to a source, the president approved the award on the recommendation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

The medal will be given to Mukhtiar’s parents on March 23 on the occasion of Pakistan Day.

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