Durdana Ansari becomes first Pakistani Muslim female captain of Royal Navy

Asim Azhar’s maternal aunt Durdana Ansari became the first Muslim and Pakistani female to be Captain of the British Royal Navy. Asim tweeted: “Today is a proud moment for not just me or my family, but for the whole nation”. Recently, she became an Honorary Commander for the Royal Navy in the United Kingdom.

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Durdana Ansari OBE is a speaker and activist for women empowerment, as well as a British entrepreneur.  She has also worked as a journalist, presenter, and producer for the BBC World Service.

Source: Asim Azhar