A transgender person has been given a job in the federal government.
Recently, the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) has hired Muhammad Zahid alias Nomi, a transgender person, on contingent basis equivalent to SPS-04 in its headquarter in Islamabad, according to a notification issued by the BISP.
“It is still unbelievable I got a respectable government job on merit and now I will be able to earn money with full respect and dignity,” said Nomi.
Nomi who belongs to Faisalabad but currently living in Bari Imam, Islamabad has been hired as cook and serving at the BISP’s cafeteria. Her passion for cooking, trying new dishes and serving them in different style has helped her achieve all she wished for.