LAHORE - The Punjab government has announced a new university after Malala Yousafzai. Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said that this decision has been taken to pay tribute to unprecedented struggle and sacrifice of Malala for the promotion of education.

Shahbaz congratulated Malala on winning Nobel Peace Prize and said that it is an honour for the Pakistanis. He said that Malala is a daughter of Pakistan and has once again earned honour for the country.

He said Malala had proved that even the most difficult task could be accomplished through honesty, hard work and commitment. He said that he is pleased over the awarding of Nobel Peace Prize to Malala.