Trump lauds Pakistani-American girl scout as 'coronavirus hero'

'Laila donated 100 boxes of cookies to local medical workers and firefighters'

News Desk May 18, 2020
Laila Khan, a 10-year-old Pakistani American girl scout, recognised by President Trump. Photo: Courtesy US Embassy Islamabad Twitter account/AFP

United States President Donald Trump recognised a 10-year-old Pakistani-American girl as a 'coronavirus hero'.

"Congrats to 10-year-old Laila Khan, a Pakistani-American girl scout recognized by President Trump during a ceremony honoring coronavirus heroes! Laila donated 100 boxes of cookies to local medical workers & firefighters," tweeted the US Embassy Islamabad on Sunday.



The ceremony on Friday was held in the White House Rose Garden to honour local coronavirus heroes, including Girl Scouts from Maryland who donated cookies to local firefighters, doctors and nurses.



According to the White House's Twitter account, the ceremony was meant to honour "several great Americans from different walks of life who have uplifted their communities through hard work, heroism and hope".


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syed baqar ahsan | 1 month ago | Reply | Recommend Well done Pakigirl ! you made us proud.
syed baqar ahsan | 1 month ago | Reply | Recommend It was totally a different Donald Trump in this ceremony otherwise found him harsh & arrogant.
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