ACTIVIST and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has announced she got married on November 9, 2021.
The Pakistani women's rights activist shared the news on social media by posting photos from her wedding to partner Asser Malik.
Who is Malala Yousafzai's husband Asser Malik?
Asser Malik is the General Manager High Performance for the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
According to his LinkedIn profile, he is an economics and political science graduate from the Lahore University of Management Sciences.
He has also posted a snap with Malala on his Instagram, simply captioning it with a heart.
In the past, he has posted photos with her at Lord's Cricket Ground.
When did Malala Yousafzai and Asser Malik get married?
Malala, 24, and Asser got married in a small ceremony in Birmingham on November 9, 2021.
It is currently unknown how long they have been together.
The wedding comes almost ten years after Malala, then 15, was shot in the head by a masked gunman in October 2012.
At the age of 17, she became the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate in 2014 for her against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.
She graduated from the University of Oxford with a degree in philosophy, politics and economics in 2020.
And while at uni she joined a cricket team.
What did Malala say about the wedding?
Malala shared the news on Twitter by posting a number of photos from the wedding.
She wrote: "Today marks a precious day in my life. Asser and I tied the knot to be partners for life.
"We celebrated a small nikkah ceremony at home in Birmingham with our families. Please send us your prayers.
"We are excited to walk together for the journey ahead."
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