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Obamas Meet Malala Yousafzai At The White House

President Obama and first lady Michelle welcomed Malala Yousafzai to the Oval Office on Friday and thanked her “for her inspiring and passionate work on behalf of girls education in Pakistan.”

1. Photo of the Oval Office meeting released by the White House:

Pete Souza / White House

2. Malala Yousafzai on her meeting with President Obama:


I thanked President Obama for the United States’ work in supporting education in Pakistan and Afghanistan and for Syrian refugees. I also expressed my concerns that drone attacks are fueling terrorism. Innocent victims are killed in these acts, and they lead to resentment among the Pakistani people. If we refocus efforts on education it will make a big impact.

3. The White House report on the president and first lady’s meeting with Malala Yousafzai:

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