By: Ali Abbas
Lots of speculation of the Pakistani Nation has put to rest because Malala Yousufzia does not win the Noble Peace Prize. Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) gets the Noble Peace Prize.
Malala Yousafzai, was considered a favorite to win for her efforts to call attention to the plight of girls in Pakistan. If she had, she would have become only the second Pakistani in history to be awarded a Nobel Prize after Dr Abdus Salam, a scientist who had won the Noble Peace Prize in Physics in 1979.
She won an interview just hours after the announcement she won the $65,000 Sakaarov Award, Europe’s top human rights award.
The Noble Peace Prize committee will say only that a record 259 candidates, including 50 organizations have been nominated this year.
Besides Malala, others getting attention is Congolese surgeon Dr Denis Mukwege, an advocate for women’s rights Svetlana Gannushkina and the Memorial human rights group she heads in Russia, Egyptian computer scientist Maggie Gobran, who chucked her academic career to become a nun and run a charity and Chelsea Manning, the US soldier convicted of giving classified documents to Wikileaks.
The winner of the most coveted of the Nobel honours – which comprises of a gold medal and 8m Swedish kronor ($1.25m; £780,000) – will be revealed in Oslo at 11:00 local time (09:00 GMT).
If Pakistani school girl campaigner Malala Youszai would win the Noble Peace Prize, she would be a youngest winner in history for Noble Peace Award.
The Pakistani people are disappointment on Malala Yousufzai does not win Noble Peace Award but they appreciate and feeling proud that after a long time Pakistani nominate in this award and who is most favourite candidate in 259 candidates .
Pakistani people do not leave hoped and they believe that next time Malala will win this award. They engorge on 16 year old girl, who can make us feel proud after a very long time in the world.
Malala has written a book, “I am Malala” on the anniversary of shot incident. Last year at 12 Oct 2012 when Tahreek Taliban Pakistan (TTP) shot on Malala’s head after one year on 12 Oct 2013, she has published a book.
She shared all her and her’s father’s efforts in Swat for stable education and how they face a lot of problems.
Malala who is the icon of girls’ education is collecting funds to promote girls’ education in Pakistan. She is raising her voice in different platform for girls’ right and education.
She will meet tomorrow with President of the United State Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, she will urge Mr. Obama to reconsider a drone policy, because drone attacks are killing innocent people and fueling terrorism. She will also meet with daughters of President of the United State.
Symbol of education Malala, is performing soft image of Pakistan in many places. May be for this efforts world can make a positive image of Pakistan.
Civil society and political leaders are supporting Malala’s efforts and they all said that’ Malala does not win the Noble Peace Award but she has won Pakistanis heart. We all are feelind proud after a very long time because of symbol of education Malala.
Rashid Iqbal, a journalist and local politician in Mingora, said Yousafzai has helped to rebuild the spirit of the town, even without a Nobel Peace Prize. “Swat had been known for militancy and the Taliban,” Iqbal said.
Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao, a moderate political leader from northwest Pakistan who has also been targeted by the Taliban said that, “But thanks to God, now Malala is our identity.”“There is disappointment, no doubt,” “There were a lot of expectations.”