Malala visits Pakistan pavilion at Dubai Expo

By: News Desk
Published: 02:59 PM, 29 Jan, 2022
Malala visits Pakistan pavilion at Dubai Expo
Caption: Malala Yousafzai at the expo.
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Youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate and co-founder of Malala Fund Malala Yousafzai along with her family visited the Pakistan Pavilion at the Expo 2020 Dubai.

Malala toured the pavilion which is premised on the theme of ‘Pakistan's Hidden Treasures'. 

“The Pakistan Pavilion celebrates Pakistan’s history, culture, traditions and potential. I was personally inspired by the exhibits promoting inter-faith harmony and environmental protection. I hope everyone who visits the Expo will be inspired to learn more about our beautiful country” said Malala Yousafzai.   

During the visit to the Pakistan Pavilion, Malala Yousafzai also viewed the World’s Largest Holy Quran on display, created by artist Shahid Rassam. 

Malala and Ziauddin Yousafzai along with Shehzad Roy also visited the Women’s Pavilion with Hind Alowais, Senior Vice President of International Participants department at Expo 2020 Dubai as well as the United Nations Pavilion with Mr. Maher Nasser, Commissioner-General for United Nations’ Participation in Expo 2020 and Dr. Dena Assaf United Nations Resident Coordinator for the UAE and Deputy Commissioner General for the UN at Expo 2020.

During these visits, the co-founders highlighted Malala Fund’s efforts to help girls continue learning in the face of COVID-19, climate disasters, and conflict. 

They also shared their desire to increase their work in Pakistan through the Malala Fund Pakistan office. 

She was accompanied by Malala Fund co-founder Ziauddin Yousafzai, education activist and Malala Fund partner Shehzad Roy, Director General of Pakistan Pavilion Rizwan Tariq, Lead Programming and Marketing for Pakistan Pavilion Afroz Abro and Expo officials.