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Speaker N.A Congratulates Major General Nigar Johar on her promotion to the Rank of First Lady Lieutenant General
Tuesday, 30th June, 2020

Islamabad; June 30, 2020: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has congratulated Major General Nigar Johar on her promotion to the rank of Lieutenant General and assuming the post of Surgeon General, being the First Lady attaining such rank and position.
In a message to Lt. Gen. Nigar Johar who hails from District Swabi, KPK, the Speaker said that he was heartened to learn the news of her promotion to the rank of Lieutenant General. He said that her promotion to Lieutenant General was a matter of pride not only for the women of District Swabi but also for women across the country. He said that the her promotion to the rank of Lieutenant General and the appointment of Pakistan Woman as Surgeon General is a reflection of the fact that Pakistani women are extremely talented and have demonstrated their skills and abilities in all walks of life.
The Speaker said that the present government believes in gender equality and has taken various steps on priority basis to empower women and provide them equal opportunities in all fields. He prayed to Allah Almighty to grant success to Lieutenant General Nigar Johar in her future endeavors.