by Timur Baig
Sharista Beg has made us all proud by becoming the first female from Gilgit-Baltistan to join Pakistan Air Force, as an aviation cadet. She is the daughter of Col. Mehmud Beg, having roots in Baltit village of Hunza valley.
She has started her training at the PAF academy, Risalpur. She is a cadet in the 126 GD(p) course and upon completion of her training would become a general duty pilot.