Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai is married.

Congratulations are in order because Nobel laureate and activist Malala Yousafzai surprised everyone on Tuesday night by announcing she had tied the knot with Asser Malik.

"Today marks a precious day in my life," she wrote in a Twitter post. "Asser and I tied the knot to be partners for life. We celebrated a small nikkah ceremony at home in Birmingham with our families," she announced, asking people for prayers.

The 24-year-old wore a tea pink outfit paired with simple jewellery. Her husband is Asser Malik, the general manager of the PCB's High Performance Centre. He wore a simple suit and matched his tie to her outfit.

Malala's father Ziauddin Yousafzai also posted on Twitter about the news.

Her friend also posted pictures from the nikkah featuring a beaming Malala

And her new husband did too!

In an interview to Vogue in June, Malala spoke about...

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