‘Afghan Girl’ from famous National Geographic cover is evacuated to Italy

Published Nov 25 2021 at 5:56 PM GMT
  • National Geographic magazine’s famed green-eyed “Afghan Girl” has arrived in Italy as part of the West’s evacuation of Afghans following the Taliban takeover of the country, the Italian government said on Thursday.
  • The office of Premier Mario Draghi said Italy organised the evacuation of Sharbat Gulla after she asked to be helped to leave the country.
  • The Italian government will now help to get her integrated into life in Italy, the statement said.
  • Gulla gained international fame in 1984 as an….



  • Published Nov 25, 2021 5:56 PM GMT