Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan six years after she was shot

By Nimrat Kaur - March 29, 2018 11:03 am

Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan, 6 years after the Taliban gunmen shot her

Malala Yousafzai returned to Pakistan in her first visit to her native country since she was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman for advocating education for girls in 2012, officials confirmed on Thursday.

Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan six years after she was shot

Details of her itinerary have been kept secret in view of the sensitivity surrounding the visit, a government official said of the trip. The trip is expected to last four days and include a meeting with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.

Nobel peace laureate is accompanied by her parents.

Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan six years after she was shot

The 20-year-old Yousafzai was escorted through Islamabad's Benazir Bhutto International Airport under tight security.

-PTC News

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