Fakhar-e-Alam becomes first Pakistani to circumnavigate globe

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Singer and activist Fakhr-e-Alam touched down in Florida in the early hours of Sunday morning to become the first Pakistani to circumnavigate the globe, accomplishing his ‘Mission Parwaaz.’

The singer posted the news on Twitter along with a video message after landing in Clearwater, Florida.

“Pakistan, Mission Parwaaz, Mission Accomplished we are now in the history books of aviation,” the 42-year-old wrote.

In his video message, Alam said, “Pakistan, news from Florida, Mission Parwaaz, mission accomplished. So it’s done, guys. Thousands of nautical miles, hundreds of hours, 22 countries, 24 days one big dream for one big nation. Pakistan congratulations, we are now in the history books of aviation.”