ISLAMABAD:Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif says the government is striving to curb the menace of ignorance by spreading the light of education .
Addressing a ceremony in Sialkot, he stressed the need for promotion of knowledge-based education and personality building of students.
The foreign minister said Malala Yousafzai is a daughter of Pakistan, who has earned good name for herself and upheld the prestige of the country around the globe by waging a struggle for promotion of education .
He said she had become a symbol of peace and respect for humanity in the world.
Khawaja Asif urged students to get education for promotion of national interests. APP/AFP