Mushahid proposes gallantry award for Mariam Mukhtar

Karachi: Whole Pakistan nation is proud of the brave daughter PAF fighter pilot Mariam Mukhtar and I would recommend through the Senate Committee on Defense to bestow her gallantry award posthumously, said Mushahid Hussain Syed Senate Defence Committee Chairman and generals secretary of Pakistan Muslim League- Quaid e Azam (PML-Q) talking to here Sunday.

He said Shaheed Mariam Mukhtar was the first woman fighter pilot of Pakistan Air Force and a role model for Pakistani women. He said Pakistranis are proud of their brave daughter. He said the meeting of the Senate Defence Committee is scheduled on December 4 and they would strongly recommend the ministry of defence and chief of air staff to bestow gallantry award to Shaheed Mariam Mukhtar.

Earlier, Mushahid Hussain Syed accompanied with Pakistan Muslim League- Quaid e Azam (PML-Q) Sindh chapter president visited the residence of the martyred fighter pilot in Karachi and offered condolence with her parents.