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Malala, daughter of Pak, has earned name, prestige: Asif

Published : Apr 2, 2018, 5:56 am IST
Updated : Apr 2, 2018, 5:56 am IST

Asif said Pakistan could never be developed without the promotion of quality education.

Malala Yousafzai (Photo: AP)
 Malala Yousafzai (Photo: AP)

Islamabad: Pakistan foreign minister Khawaja Mohammed Asif Sunday said that Malala Yousafzai was a daughter of Pakistan, who had earned good name for herself and upheld the prestige of the country around the globe by waging a struggle for promotion of education.

Addressing the gathering in Sialkot, he said now the whole world saluted Malala Yousafzai for her courage, dedication, great struggle for girls’ education and determination. He said she had become a symbol of peace and respect for humanity in the world.

The minister said the young generation should seek inspiration from Pakistan’s great daughter.

He said the whole nation had warmly welcomed Malala Yousafzai upon her arrival in Pakistan after a span of five years, as she was the pride for Pakistan globally.

Mr Asif urged students to get education for promotion of national interests. He said the government was striving to curb the menace of ignorance by spreading the light of knowledge and education as per vision of the government to promote quality education.

He stressed the need for promotion of knowledge-based education and personality building of students for making the country developed and forward-looking.

Mr Asif said Pakistan could never be developed without the promotion of quality education. He revealed students were future of the country and the government was providing them maximum facilities, enabling them to serve the nation and the country in a better way in future.

Tags: khawaja mohammed asif, malala yousafzai
Location: Pakistan, Islamabad