LONDON: Ahmad Nawaz, a survivor of the 2014 Army Public School tragedy, has been voted as president of the Oxford Union, the university’s debate society.
“Today is the most monumental and history-making moment of my life! I am so extremely proud to announce that I have been elected president of the Oxford Union, one of the world’s biggest and historical platforms!” tweeted Nawaz on Sunday.
Nawaz said that he was “eternally grateful” to everyone who supported him in getting elected. He was also “extremely grateful” to his parents who have been supportive of everything.
“[I am grateful to] my friends who have been with me throughout this journey. And finally, my team, who have worked so exceptionally hard to make this truly historical moment happen!” said Nawaz as he thanked everyone.