Date: Apr 17, 2015
By: Staff writer, with CNA
Pakistani campaigner for female education and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousufzai
is to visit Taiwan, possibly in August, according to a government-funded foundation that has invited her.
Taiwan Foundation for Democracy president Huang Teh-fu (黃德福) yesterday said that Yousufzai has accepted the foundation’s invitation.
The foundation is planning to award her a prize in recognition of her contributions to society, Huang said during a legislative committee hearing, in response to questions from lawmakers on which international visitors the foundation plans to invite to Taiwan. [FULL STORY]