German envoy sends congratulation wishes to Malala

By: News Desk      Published: 06:03 PM, 21 Jun, 2020
German envoy sends congratulation wishes to Malala

German Ambassador to Pakistan Bernhard Schlagheck has sent his wishes to Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and advocate of girls education, for attaining a graduation degree from the Oxford University.

The envoy, talking to APP said, it was a big achievement and a moment of pride not only for Malala but also for her parents.

Bernhard emphasising the importance of education for the individual and society, in general, said, "The education of both mind and heart of a person were the most powerful tools to change the world and serve the humanity."

Shlagheck also wished for Malala's future endeavours and goals and said "For Malala a new chapter of life starts after graduation and hopefully she would discover new avenues in her coming life and I wish best of luck for her future."

Malala had won global attention after surviving an assassination attempt by Taliban during her advocacy campaign for right to education for girls in her native town in Swat Valley in October 2012.

She has now completed her graduation in the disciplines of Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the Oxford University and her achievement is seen as motivational and inspirational force for the girls of the third world.

A large number of global icons from politics, showbiz, education and social sphere have congratulated Malala for her achievement and also acknowledged her struggle and consistency for raising her voice for the girls' right to education.