Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai returned to Pakistan after about six years when she was shot on head by Pakistani Taliban group in the Swat valley region by stopping her school bus while on the way to home with friends.
She and her family met Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in capital Islamabad.
The 20-year-old is currently living in Britain where she is persuing her studies at Oxford University.
After the attack she had to airlifted abroad and undergo surgery. His returning to Pakistan was not safe then and so taken to Britain.
Today’s visit of her to homeland was shrouded in secrecy and it is not yet known how long Malala would stay in Islamabad.
However, it has been confirmed she would not be visiting the Swat valley to meet friends and relatives due to safety reason.
Cricketer turned opposition leader Imran Khan’s political party said the return of Malala to Pakistan is a sign of defeat of extremism in the country.
Malala was just 14 when she was attacked by the Taliban gunmen on her head and two of her friends were injured too.
In 2014 she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
Last week, on March 23, she tweeted while her country celebrated Pakistan Day, “I cherish fond memories of home, of playing cricket on rooftops and singing the national anthem in school. Happy Pakistan Day!”
The Pakistani Taliban blew up girls’ schools in the region when they had seized control of the Swat valley.