Nobel Prize, Imran Khan, Nobel Peace Prize, Prime Minister, Kashmir, India, Pakistan

Imran Khan believes he is not worthy of a Nobel Prize

Reacting to a motion submitted in the National Assembly of Pakistan seeking a Nobel Prize for the country’s head of the government, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday (March 4) said he was not worthy of a Nobel Peace Prize.

Reacting to a motion submitted in the National Assembly of Pakistan seeking a Nobel Prize for the country’s head of the government, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday (March 4) said he was not worthy of a Nobel Peace Prize

He posted a tweet saying the person “who solves the Kashmir dispute according to the wishes of the Kashmiri people” is worthy of the coveted prize.

Nobel Prize, Imran Khan, Nobel Peace Prize, Prime Minister, Kashmir, India, Pakistan

Information Minister, Fawad Chaudhry, had moved a motion in the National Assembly, seeking Nobel Peace Prize for Prime Minister Imran Khan for his sagacious role in ‘defusing’ Pakistan-India tension.

Read: Can assembly motion get PM Imran Nobel Peace Prize?

Imran Khan was hailed widely in home and abroad for choosing a re-conciliatory approach with India following hostility between armies of both the countries in the wake Pulwama attack. The premier, on the floor of the House on Thursday (Feb 28), announced to release Indian Pilot Abhinandan Varthaman as a ‘gesture of peace’. However, India abstained from commenting on the Pakistan announcement.

In a motion submitted in the Lower House of the Parliament, Fawad Chaudhry wrote: “PM Imran Khan played a sagacious role in reducing recent tension between nuclear-armed neighbours…keeping in view his contribution Imran Khan may be given Nobel Peace Prize.

According to Alfred Nobel’s will, the Peace Prize shall be awarded to the person who in the preceding year “shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses”.

He posted a tweet saying the person “who solves the Kashmir dispute according to the wishes of the Kashmiri people” is worthy of the coveted prize.

Information Minister, Fawad Chaudhry, had moved a motion in the National Assembly, seeking Nobel Peace Prize for Prime Minister Imran Khan for his sagacious role in ‘defusing’ Pakistan-India tension.

Imran Khan was hailed widely in home and abroad for choosing a re-conciliatory approach with India following hostility between armies of both the countries in the wake Pulwama attack. The premier, on the floor of the House on Thursday (Feb 28), announced to release Indian Pilot Abhinandan Varthaman as a ‘gesture of peace’. However, India abstained from commenting on the Pakistan announcement.

In a motion submitted in the Lower House of the Parliament, Fawad Chaudhry wrote: “PM Imran Khan played a sagacious role in reducing recent tension between nuclear-armed neighbours…keeping in view his contribution Imran Khan may be given Nobel Peace Prize.

According to Alfred Nobel’s will, the Peace Prize shall be awarded to the person who in the preceding year “shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses”.




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