Gilgit: Masooma Maryam Shigri got the Best Cadet award during the recently held Passing Out parade. She received the award from Gen. Rashad Mehmood CJCSC. Masooma was part of the 13th Lady Cadet Court at Pakistan Military Academy, Kakul.
Masooma is the first female army commissioned officer from Shigar district, and Baltistan division of the GB region. She is the daughter of prominent businessman Fida Hussain Shigri, hailing from village Hilam Grong, Shigar. Currently they reside in Karachi.