On the sideline of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif met Malala Yousafzai in New York.
During the meeting, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif appreciated the collaboration of Malala’s fund with the ministry of education to promote girls’ education.
The Prime Minister also highlighted the destruction caused by the recent devastating floods in Pakistan that have caused more than 1500. During the meeting Malala said she keeps promoting girls’ education, and also expressed sorrow over the destruction of schools by devastating floods.
While talking on Twitter Malala said, “We are calling on the international community to ease debt pressure and provide immediate humanitarian support.”
“The floods destroyed tens of thousands of schools, leaving hundreds of thousands of children without education. Humanitarian aid must include funding for emergency schooling, especially for girls”.
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