Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhary has announced to send the first Pakistani to space in 2022.

Fawad made the official announcement on his Twitter. He explained that fifty people will first be shortlisted. The list will then come down to 25 from which one person will be selected to go to space in 2022.

Though the minister did not share any details of the space program, he said this will be the biggest space event in Pakistan’s history.