MANDI BAHAUDDIN – The Pakistan Ex-Servicemen Society marked Malala Day on Saturday to express solidarity with the girl who was shot by Taliban in Swat stirring up protests across the globe. Addressing the function arranged by the PESS’s Mandi Bahauddin chapter at its office, speakers urged the United Nations to confer on her the “Nobel Peace Prize” in the light of millions of people’s sympathies expressed for her throughout the world.On the occasion, Major (r) Nasir said that Malala was the daughter of the nation and the ex-servicemen were proud of her. Secretary Information Riaz Warriach paid tributes to Malala for her exemplary courage and commitment to promotion of girls’ education. He said that she stood fast for a noble cause and suffered tragic injuries, and for that suffering, the ex-servicemen stood with her. Capt (r) Aslam Gondal praised the United Nations for declaring November 10 as Malala Day. He added that this was a good gesture of the international body to defeat designs of those indulged in terrorism to establish their dominance over peaceful people. The participants of the function also prayed for speedy recovery of Malala and her return to homeland.