A local news channel has hired a transgender anchorperson in Pakistan. This would be the first run through something like this has occurred in the nation.
Shiraz Hassan, a senior Pakistani writer who is related with BBC news took to his twitter to break the news.
“Pakistan’s first news caster on screen now – Maavia Malik”: composed Shiraz alongside Maavia’s photo.
— Shiraz Hassan (@ShirazHassan) March 23, 2018
However Shiraz hasn’t given any further subtle elements up ’til now.
The upper place of Parliment (Senate) as of late affirmed a bill for security and strengthening for transgender group. By estimation of Trans Action Pakistan, the quantity of transgender individual is atleast 500,000 (evaluate) out of 190 million individuals in the nation.
Up until now, Twitter has had a positive reaction to the news.
Wahh…that’s really nice and impressive.
— Netra Parikh (@Netra) March 24, 2018
MashaAllah great move.we must give and provide equal opportunities for them rather they will bagging dancing of the road.They deserve education and to be respected as well. Bravo to this news channel.
— Dr Mehmood Riaz Gill (@drgills73) March 24, 2018
Hopeful that others will also follow these foot prints and gives transgenders proportionate representation
— Muhammad Zuhair Ammar (@Zuhair_PTI) March 24, 2018
Even people from across the border really appreciated this:
Wow.. This has not yet happened in India.. Pakistan 🇵🇰.. keep it up.
— Bert Hussell (@Bertrand_Hussel) March 24, 2018
Finally something India can learn from Pakistan, it’s time we give transgender community their rights and pride
— Ktk (@KrunalvV) March 24, 2018