UN Secretary-General Certificate awarded to Pakistan Army’s female officer

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Woman in the Pakistan Army have been breaking barriers; and Major Samia Rehman is the latest warrior from the country Pakistan who has awarded for her exceptional attainments in the line of duty.

Earlier this week, Major Samia was selected for the UN Special Representative — of the Secretary-General (SRSG) certificate of the year.

Remarkably, she is the first female officer of the Pakistan Army to get the honor.

The certificate was awarded to Major Samia for her extraordinary performance — in Mission Level Studies, analysis; and other valuable contributions.

Major-General Thierry Lion presented the certificate to Samia Rehman on behalf of SRSG.

In March this year 2019, a Pakistani peacekeeper honored with UN medal posthumously.

Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi — accepted the award on behalf of the family of Naik Muhammad Naeem Raza.

The solider had embraced martyrdom although serving with the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO).

Speaking to APP, Lodhi said she was “humbled and honored” to receive the award on behalf of Shaheed Raza.

She said, “Pakistani peacekeepers continue to serve UN peacekeeping missions with distinction and fly the flag of Pakistan high.”

“Their sacrifices are a testimony to Pakistan’s pledge to upholding international peace and security.”