Thirteen-year-old Malala receives National Peace Award

Malala Yousafzai receives National Peace Award

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani gave the National Peace Award for Youth to Malala Yousafzai here on Tuesday, Geo News reported.

Thirteen-year-old Malala, who fought for rights of girls’ education during Talibanisation in her hometown Swat, was given the award in a ceremony held at Prime Minister House, Islamabad. She is the first Pakistani student to receive this award.

Earlier, PM Gilani had directed the cabinet division to constitute the National Peace Prize to be awarded to extra-ordinary children on an annual basis.


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