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Meet Begum Shamim Akhtar,First Lady truck driver of Pakistan

Meet Begum Shamim Akhtar,First Lady truck driver of Pakistan

Shamim AKhtar became the first lady truck driver of Pakistan after she received her PSV driving licence from Islamabad. She is also the first lady who received PSV driving licence from govt of Pakistan. Shamim Akhtar is the mother of four children. Her husband Muhammad Nazir got retirement from govt organization where he was working as class-four employ. This was the worst time for Shamim and her kids where her husband became jobless. Shamim Akhtar decided to take the responsibility of supporting her family. She started driving truck in Islamabad and Rawalpindi carrying breaks from one place to another place. Driving a truck is very unusual in Pakistan. Shamim Akhtar accepted the challenge and proved that she is one of the best driver of driving big vehicles. Shamim Akhtar also became driving instructor for men and women in Islamabad. She is the first lady driving instructor of Pakistan. Shamim Akhtar proudly tells her story of struggle and achievements. Shamim Akhtar is a good example for all the women of Pakistan facing poverty that never loose trust on yourself and keep your eyes the success and your better future.

Meet Begum Shamim Akhtar,First Lady truck driver of Pakistan