Internet rejoiced on Wednesday after Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai confirmed her wedding with Asser Malik. The 24-year-old Pakistani human rights campaigner tied the knot in a small nikkah ceremony at Birmingham home. Sharing pictures from her marriage, Malala tweeted, “Today marks a precious day in my life. Asser and I tied the knot to be partners for life. We celebrated a small nikkah ceremony at home in Birmingham with our families. Please send us your prayers. We are excited to walk together for the journey ahead.” Ever since the big announcement, everyone has been sending congratulatory wishes and searching out who her husband Asser Malik is. Just in case, you are one amongst those, here are all the deets you need to know!
Who is Asser Malik?
While Malala is known worldwide as an activist, her husband works in the sports world. According to Asar Malik’s LinkedIn page, he is the High Performance General Manager in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). He has also shared many pictures from different cricket events on his Instagram. Prior to working with the Cricket Board of Pakistan, Assr was the Managing Director of the Player Management Agency. He was the owner of the franchise in a cricket league Last Man Stand.
Asser Malik received a BSc in Economics and Political Science degree from the Lahore University of Management Sciences in 2012. Asar once said that his goal is to revive cricket at the grassroot level in Pakistan as well as provide good opportunities to the players at the initial level itself.