Pakistan’s first female astronaut Namira Saleem has said that the South Asia region could benefit from innovative space diplomacy. She made headlines last week by congratulating India on the Chandrayaan-2 mission. Namira Saleem said that through space, we can rise above politics, where all the borders and boundaries merge.
Namira Saleem said that through space, we can rise above politics, where all the borders and boundaries merge.
Amid tensions in New Delhi and Islamabad after India’s abolition of special status of Jammu and Kashmir, Salim said his message to the leaders of India and Pakistan in the era of space exploration is that both seek peaceful solutions to the contentious issues of the region. Make the country a place for peace and trust. Salim is the Founder and Executive Chairman of Space Trust. It is a non-profit organization. She said she supports commercializing the space which opened the doors of space to all regions and she believes that the space is now open to world leaders and political leaders.