Pakistan Army has successfully completed the first ever Lady Officers Para Trooping Course at Peshawar.
Twenty four Lady Officers of Pakistan Army completed three weeks Basic Airborne course.
The paratroopers were taught to control their parachutes while descending and to carry out emergency measures.
Besides challenging physical training‚ Para jumping course involved training in exit‚ flight and landing techniques.
In this connection‚ an impressive ceremony was held at Tarbella where Lady Officers were awarded with the Para Wings (Insignia) by General Officer Commanding Special Service Group Major General Abid Rafique.
Captain Sadia was the first lady officer who jumped from MI-17 helicopter and marked the history whereas Captain Kiran Ashraf was declared the best paratrooper of the batch.
Chief of the Army Staff has congratulated all the lady officers and their training staff on successful completion of training and valued their level of high morale.