Shamim Akhtar

Meet Shamim Akhtar, Pakistan’s First Female Truck Driver

Life Story of Pakistan’s First Female Truck Driver

Meet Shamim Akhtar, She is Pakistan’s first female Truck Driver.

Akhtar Belongs to Rawalpindi Pakistan.

Like many cases, hardships followed her way and

she chose to drive vehicles to support her family.

She had to take heavy driving license classes

to do something for her five children.

Akhtar received a public service vehicle license,

allowing her to drive heavy vehicles.Zahida kazmi

This also made her the first Pakistani woman to achieve

such kind of license.

She gave the credit of her current progress to Islamabad Police.

“Whatever I am today, it is because of the Islamabad

Traffic Police training course,” Akhtar said.

Akhtar also has some colleagues, due to her strong

driving skills.

One of them used some respectful words to praise

his teacher:Rafia Qaseem

“She behaves well, and treats us like her sons. We too

treat her as a mother and that is how our relationship is.”

I used to motivate myself to do more and

bring more back for my children.

Now a single mom has found a second family in

the same community of male truck drivers.Shazia Parveen

Shamim Akhtar hopes to inspire the women of Pakistan

through her life.

Her story surely is motivational for those women who are

going through their harsh times and inspires them in a positively.

If you work hard and you do your best, you can do anything. Shamim Akhtar

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