Pakistani Nobel laureate and activist Malala Yousafzai tied the knot with Asser Malik in a small intimate nikkah ceremony. Malala looked radiant in a tea-pink shalwar kameez on her special day. The ceremony was attended by Malala’s parents and close friends.

Malala took to Twitter to announce her nikkah along with the pictures from the event.

“Today marks a precious day in my life. Asser and I tied the knot to be partners for life,” wrote Malala.


“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,” she added.

Soon after Malala’s announcement, Twitterati started congratulating the newlywed bride.

Ziauddin Yousafzai, Malala’s father wrote, “It is beyond words.”

Jemima Goldsmith wrote, “Congratulations and mashallah x.

Daughter of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, Aseefa Bhutto-Zardari, congratulated the couple. “May you both find every joy together, and may your journey be blessed at every turn. Sending you love & duas.”

Singer Shilpa Rao wrote, “Many many congratulations to both of you.”