Staff Reporter Karachi
PIA crew member Touheed Daudpota went viral on social media after pictures were posted of him helping to soothe a crying baby on a flight from Karachi to Islamabad. He was recently recognised for his act of kindness by the UN.
The steward was declared the ‘He for She’ Champion by UN Women Pakistan a branch of the United Nations that works for gender equality and women’s empowerment which honoured him for displaying empathy, gender sensitivity, respect and care to a woman passenger.
Recently, the official PIA Twitter account celebrated the news with audiences by sharing a snippet of the ceremony. ‘Upholding long traditions of ‘Great People to Fly With,’ they wrote.
This was a refreshing sight for the national flag carrier, which has previously been highlighted for its poor service.