Shahnaz Laghari 10 Personal Facts, Biography, Wiki
Born: Lahore, Pakistan
Captain Pilot Shahnaz Laghari is the world’s first Niqābi pilot.
She can fly an aeroplane all by herself.
Not only this, but she does it while fully covered in the Islamic veil for women.
She is the only one in the world hailing from Pakistan and has her name in the Guinness Book of World Record.
This shows that if one is determined, anything can be achieved and that also by staying within the boundaries of the religion.
This is not all, as she is also striving for the rights of women in Pakistan.
She is serving the women of Pakistan by opening free education centers and sewing centers for poor women in Pakistan.
According to her Facebook page, she participated in General Elections 2013 in Pakistan as an independent candidate from Lahore NA–122.
The electoral symbol allotted to her was a cow.
This really is an enormous achievement for a woman as Pakistani culture is considered to be male dominant and women are highly discouraged to engage in many activities.
Also this story should put those people, Islamophobes, seculars and liberals, straight who say Muslim women who wish to adhere to the orthodox Islamic beliefs are backwards and oppressed.
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Shahnaz Laghari is the first Pakistani female pilot who flew aircraft wearing complete veil.
She has been listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for this feat.
She is also a good social worker and is running few educational and sewing training centers to empower the women of her community.
Shahnaz joined Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PMLQ) in May 2018, after failing to succeed in the General Elections-2013 from Lahore (NA-122) as an independent candidate.
In an interview, she told that she had to face a great deal of difficulties.
She said the difficulties she faced paved the way for other girls wearing hijab or veil.
The first purdah-observing pilot of the world said she had received various offers for training abroad, however she preferred to serve the Pakistani nation.
She said when one wills, Allah (SWT) creates easiness for him.
If given a chance, women of Pakistan could prove their mettle, she maintained.
She begun her political career as an independent leader and first contested in the General Elections-2013 from Lahore but could not succeed.
According to the local media of Lahore Shahnaz joined Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PMLQ) political party in May 2018.