Nobel Laureate and girls’ right activist, Malala Yousafzai has visited her town in Pakistan six years after she was shot by the Talibans.
Malala who arrived amid tight security in a helicopter, described her arrival as “emotional”.
“I just could not hold my tears”, malala was quoted to have told the BBC.
Malala Yousafzai was on October 9 2012 shot by gunmen suspected to be working for the Talibans for promting western culture in pashtun area of Pakistan.
For three weeks she was in the intensive care unit before a part of her skull was removed to avoid swelling in her brain.
Malala who is at the moment studying politics, philosophy and economics at Oxford University, England described her hometown as the most beautiful place on earth.
The most beautiful place on earth to me. #SwatValley #Pakistan https://t.co/eC4uHPt1wt
She wrote on Twitter: The most beautiful place on earth to me #Swatvalley #Pakistan.
She went further to say she has never been so excited and happy but for the sacrifices of her brothers and sisters in Swat Valley.
“I have never been so excited for anything.
I have never been so happy before. It is like a dream for me.
My dream has come true as peace has returned to Swat because of the invaluable sacrifices rendered by my brothers and sisters”, she said.
When she was asked if she has plans to join politics, she responded by saying: ” I have no intentions right now about politics. My focus right is on continuing my work through the Malala funds, making sure we reach out to as many girls as possible”.
Her visit to Pakistan is expected to last for four days before she returns to England to continue with her studies.
It will be recalled that Malala was shot in 2012 by the Taliban terrorist group when gather girls together to teach them western ways in Pakistan.