ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Pakistan Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani officially nominated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for the next Nobel Peace Prize, according to sources, for his efforts to resolve the Ukrainian crisis.
Sanjrani wrote to the Norwegian Nobel Committee that President Erdogan’s “untiring efforts” and “intervention” has averted a global disaster.
“The Russia-Ukraine war had quickly turned into a nuclear flashpoint that could have ended in catastrophe for the whole world,” Sanjrani wrote, as Siasat quoted. “Due to his untiring efforts, timely and effective interventions with both sides, he single-handedly averted a global disaster.”
He further added that President Erdogan is a true statesman and a leader, who always strives for the betterment and prosperity of not just his country, but the region and the world in general.
Sanjrani underlined the Turkish President carries true message of the Prophet Muhammad and his teachings of peace, tolerance and love for all humanity, as he continues to dispel the myths and misconceptions related to Islamic teachings, according to the report.
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The Nobel Peace Prize is one of the five Nobel Prizes established by the will of Swedish industrialist, inventor and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine and Literature
The Norwegian Nobel Committee is tasked with responsibility in assessing and deciding upon giving out one of the most prestigious and illustrious awards.
According to the statutes of the Nobel Foundation, a nomination is considered valid if it is submitted by a person who falls within one of the categories including members of national assemblies and national governments (cabinet members/ministers) of sovereign states as well as current heads of states, Samaa TV reported.