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Wed Jan 2, 2013, 09:06 PM

Malala Yousafzai's father appointed to role at Pakistani consulate in UK

Source: The guardian

The father of a 15-year-old Pakistani girl shot in the head by the Taliban has been given a diplomatic job in the UK, according to reports.

Malala Yousafzai's father, Ziauddin Yousafzai, has been appointed as Pakistan's education attache at the consulate in Birmingham, according to sources.

The job is believed to be for up to three years.

Malala was targeted by the Taliban in Pakistan for her work campaigning for women's rights and freedom of access to education in the country.

Read more: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jan/02/malala-yousafzai-father-appointed-role-pakistani-consulate-uk

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Wed Jan 2, 2013, 09:58 PM

1. That is good to know! Very good news, and appropriate. I appreciate it. n/t

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Wed Jan 2, 2013, 10:28 PM

2. And the whole world sighs in relief.

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