Maryam Mujtaba, first female commercial pilot from Azad Kashmir is appointed as Brand Ambassador of Special Communications Organization (SCO), a telecom operator in Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Gilgit Balitistan.
The contract signing ceremony was held at HQ SCO Rawalpindi. Maj Gen Ali Farhan HI(M) DG SCO and other officials of SCO were present at the occasion.
She obtained her Commercial Pilot License (CPL) and after completing the subsequent flying hours was promoted as a first officer on Airbus 320 in PIA.
While obtaining her commercial pilot license, Maryam remarked that she was quite fortunate as the day she completed her course, she saw that PIA is hiring pilots. “I applied, passed the test and made the cut,” she said.
Commenting on her association with SCO, Maryam said, “I’m excited to come on board as the Brand Ambassador for SCO, an organization committed to provide quality telecom services in Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.
In addition, SCO is actively involved in women empowerment and healthy community engagement activities.”
Maryam Mujtaba will be engaged in various media activities and events to endorse and promote SCO’s promotional activities in Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.
By joining the prestigious roster of famous women such as Samina Baig, Maryam Mujtaba will become the first Kashmiri female to represent SCO, globally.