APS survivor Ahmad Nawaz met Prince William at Kensington Palace
Pakistani Ahmad Nawaz, the survivor of the APS attack, was recently honored with the Global Legacy Award 2019 by Prince William at Kensington Palace.
The Duke of Cambridge hosted the inspirational Legacy Awards 2019 recipients from the Diana Award for tea at Kensington Palace on Wednesday.
The event was organized to celebrate the achievements of 20 outstanding young leaders, visionaries and role models from across the world, aged 12-25, who have demonstrated their ability to inspire and mobilize new generations to serve their communities. The passionate students discussed their ideas of the campaign with Prince William.
Pakistani Ahmad Nawaz, a valiant APS survivor, was recognized for his global campaign and honored with ‘ The Legacy Award 2019’. He has become the first Pakistani to receive the Princess Diana Award for his anti-radicalization campaign.
— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) November 26, 2019
Ahmad Nawaz shared this proud moment on Twitter after he met the Prince at Kensington along with other winners of the Global Legacy Award 2019.
He shared pictures with Prince William and wrote that he’s honored for this invitation. He added that he shared his global campaign and the sustainability of the youth.
Ahmed also mentioned that Prince William told him that he loved his recent visit to Pakistan.
Here’s what Ahmad Nawaz wrote:
I’m extremely honoured to be awarded ‘The Legacy award 2019’ for my global campaign.
It was an absolute pleasure to be invited by HRH Prince Williams to @KensingtonRoyal for tea and share my work for young people with him.
He told me that he loved his recent visit to Pakistan 😊 pic.twitter.com/g31oztaMoL
— Ahmad Nawaz (@Ahmadnawazaps) November 27, 2019
Ahmed Nawaz was one of the fortunate survivors of the Army Public School attack that took place in Peshawar in 2014. He managed to save himself by pretending to be lying dead and witnessed his teacher get set on fire by terrorists.
"Terrorist ideology and propaganda is often effective on young people who are impoverished, uneducated and desperate" @Ahmadnawazaps explains how he works to tackle radicalisation around the world #TrustConf19 pic.twitter.com/Lpvvt2ToYb
— trust conference (@trustconf) November 13, 2019
Ahmed has campaigned throughout the schools in the UK to help students who become victims of extremism and radicalization. He is among the 45,000 ordinary youngsters bestowed with the Princess Diana Award.
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