Nov 10 (Independent) – Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai announced on Tuesday she had married Asser Malik, a manager with Pakistan’s cricket governing body, at a small ceremony in Birmingham.
The 24-year-old human rights activist and educationist 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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Ms Yousafzai’s husband is a high-performance general manager at the Pakistan’s cricket governing body, the Pakistan Cricket Board, according to his LinkedIn profile.
He joined the board in May 2020 and worked with the Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Multan Sultans previously as an operational manager.
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He also owns an amateur league franchise called Last Man Stands in Pakistan, an endeavour he described on LinkedIn as an attempt to revive grassroots cricket in an organised and structured manner.
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