(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has “tied the knot” with her partner during an Islamic ceremony in Birmingham.
She and Asser Malik took part in a nikkah ceremony, where bride and groom consent to be married.
The 24-year-old activist said it was “a precious day” in her life.
The Pakistani women’s rights activist found refuge in the West Midlands after being shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012.
“Asser and I tied the knot to be partners for life,” she tweeted on Tuesday, sharing how they had taken part in a “small nikkah ceremony with family”.
“We are excited to walk together for the journey ahead,” she added.