Posthumous award for first female martyred PAF pilot

Mariam Mikhtiar

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has approved awarding Tamgha-e-Basalat posthumously for first female martyred pilot of Pakistan Air Force Marium Mukhtiar.


The president approved the award on the recommendation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Radio Pakistan reported on Saturday.

Marium Mukhtiar was martyred on November 24th when her fighter jet crashed at Kandian area of Bhakra near Mianwali.