Rehman Malik announces Sitara-e-Shujaat for Malala

Interior minister visits Malala's school in Swat, says she is a symbol of bravery.

Web Desk October 16, 2012

SWAT: Interior Minister Rehman Malik has announced that Sitara-e-Shujaat will be awarded to 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai who was shot by the Taliban for speaking against them, reported Express News on Tuesday.

Malik was in Swat where he visited Malala’s school and announced the award for her. He also visited the other two girls injured in the incident and awarded them money. He also promised them compensation.

The minister, speaking at the school, said that Malala was a symbol of bravery.

Malala received a bullet injury in her head and is currently being treated at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.


gulmina | 11 years ago | Reply

Well done! I am glad the government is honoring our hero's.

Usman | 11 years ago | Reply


For being one of the braves child's in the whole population of Pakistan. This bravery isn't even shown by full grown men (Excluding military) and you ask why is she being given an award?

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