SWAT (ET): Interior Minister Rehman Malik has announced that Sitara-e-Shujaat will be awarded to 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai who was shot by the Taliban for speaking against them, reported Express News on Tuesday.

Malik was in Swat where he visited Malala’s school and announced the award for her. He also v

isited the other two girls injured in the incident and awarded them money. He also promised them compensation.

The minister, speaking at the school, said that Malala was a symbol of bravery.

Malala received a bullet injury in her head and is currently being treated at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

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