Pakistani girls’ education campaigner Malala Yousafzai met Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace on Friday.The queen invited Malala ,16,after getting impressed by her bravery.
The queen and her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, hosted Malala at a “Reception for Youth, Education and the Commonwealth” at the palace.
Last Friday, Malala met U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House, as the world marked the International Day of the Girl.Earlier, Malala won the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, awarded by the European Parliament.
In 2012 ,Malala was riding the bus home from school when a Taliban gunman climbed aboard and shot her in the head.
Since then, Malala has recovered and continued advocating for girls’ education, despite ongoing death threats from the Taliban.