First Woman Station Director Appointed by Radio Pakistan Peshawar


On September 24, Syeda Iffat Jabbar took charge as station director at Radio Pakistan Peshawar becoming the first ever woman director in the history of Radio Pakistan. 

She was appointed as the station director and then promoted by the PBC headquarters, Islamabad, to the controller post (BPS-20).

Coming from Peshawar, Iffat Jabbar’s father, the late Syed Abdul Jabbar, was also a well-known broadcaster.

Syeda Iffat Jabbar – An Award-Winning Broadcaster 

She completed her matriculation from Peshawar while graduating from Jinnah College for women and got her master’s degree from Peshawar University. 

Syeda Iffat Jabbar has gained a lot of experience in broadcasting production over the years and has earned a name through thousands of special programs and literary events.

Iffat Jabbar has represented Pakistan on various national and international forums including the British Council,  BBC London, Deutsche Welle Germany, Voice of America, Radio Singapore, Malaysia, Radio Bangladesh, Radio Japan, Australia, etc. 

Over the years she has worked tirelessly for women’s empowerment in KPK and was awarded the PBC National Excellence Award for her efforts. 

Iffat Jabbar A Helping Hand for Flood Victims 

During the massive floods in the country, Syeda Iffat Jabbar introduced mobile units to help flood affectees and create public awareness. 

She looks forward to a journey with continuous hard work and dedicated service to the Broadcasting House Peshawar during her service and aims high to service humanity to her maximum potential.

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