Friday, January 27

DAY: (Malala Day observed across world)

ISLAMABAD:Malala Day was observed on Friday across the country as elsewhere in the world.

United Nations declared July 12, the birthday of Malala Yousafzai as Malala Day in 2013 in recognition of her services for promotion of education and girl’s rights.

Meanwhile, in his message on Malala Day, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar said that Malala Yousafzai lighted up the candle of knowledge in the darkness of ignorance and boldly faced fanatics.

He said Malala is an example for Pakistan students and her struggle for the promotion of education and elimination of extremist tendencies are admirable.