Jordan’s Princess Salma bint Abdullah became the first woman in her country to pass her theoretical and practical pilot training with the Jordanian Armed Forces.
19 years old princess was presented with her aviation wings by her father in a ceremony at Amman’s Al Husseiniya Palace. Her mother Queen Rania and her elder brother, Crown Prince Hussein were also present at the ceremony.
The princess graduated from a short commissioning course at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in November 2018. She is also not the first female member of the Jordanian royal family to attend the military academy. Her aunt, Princess Aisha bint Hussein, became the first Middle Eastern woman to attend the academy, graduating in 1987.
Her brother, who is a first lieutenant in the Jordanian Armed Forces, took to social media to congratulate her.