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Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Wonderful to be back home – Malala Yousafzai arrives in Pakistan

Sharing a picture of her with her family on Twitter, Malala said that the wonderful feeling of arriving back home in Pakistan never gets old.

The world’s youngest Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai arrived in Pakistan on a three-day visit Tuesday to attend multiple seminars and sessions.

According to the details, Malala arrived in Pakistan along with her father Ziauddin Yousufzai. Sharing a picture of her with her family on Twitter, Malala expressed that it felt wonderful to be back “home”.

“That wonderful feeling of arriving back home in Pakistan never gets old. So excited to be in Lahore,” Malala Yousafzai said on Twitter.

During her current visit, Malala will hold a series of interactions with stakeholders in education, government, the development community, media, and students along with advocates from the Malala Fund Education Champion Network and partners.

The Nobel laureate would also attend an event organized by the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) to honor her contributions to the field of education.

Read more: If someone forces me to remove my scarf, I will protest: Malala

In Lahore, Malala and her father Ziauddin would also hold a meeting with Punjab Chief Minister Parvez Elahi with a focus on education and the work of the Malala Fund in Pakistan.

Malala’s last visit to Pakistan

Malala Yousafzai last visited Pakistan two months back when she visited flood-affected areas of the country. In herĀ visit to Dadu, Malala Yousafzai commended the bravery and resilience of female flood victims.

The Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai told the female flood victims they are brave as she listened to their plight due to the climate-induced calamity.

The 25-year-old girls’ education activist visited the flood-hit Chandan area of Juhi in Dadu district where she interacted with the flood affectees and inspected the tent city.

ā€œYou all are facing a difficult time,” she told the victims.

Read more: Malala Yousafzai meets flood victims in Dadu

The Malala Fund also issuedĀ an emergency relief grant to the International Rescue Committee (IRC) to support flood relief efforts and ā€œprotect the wellbeing of girls and young women in Pakistanā€.