General Nigar Johar has become the 3rd woman officer in the history of Pakistan Army to reach the rank of major general. The major general belongs to the Panjpir village in Swabi district. The area of Pakistan that is considered under developed and conservative. Swabi has produced some noticeable male generals in the past but it is the first time that a woman has reached the status of such highly ranked army officer.
Recently, a woman became the 1st Pakistani female to be a part of the bomb disposal uniit. Her example has led 11 others women to join the squad.
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