Sheikh Mohamed, Netanyahu nominated for Nobel Prize

Komal FatimaWeb Editor

25th Nov, 2020. 04:11 pm
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Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been nominated for the for the Nobel Peace Prize 2021.

As per the details, they have been nominated for their contribution in maintaining peace agreements between the two countries.

“Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lord David Trimble today submitted the candidacy of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the Nobel Peace Prize, together with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed,” the Israeli Prime Minister’s office said in a statement on Tuesday.

The statement added, “In accordance with the Nobel Prize rules, since Trimble is a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, his decision to nominate Prime Minister Netanyahu will lead the committee to discuss the matter.”

It is pertinent to mention that the former first minister of Northern Ireland Trimble won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998 for his struggle to give a peaceful solution to the conflict in Northern Island.

He enjoys the authority for the prize. The Nobel Prize Committee will review Sheikh Mohamed’s and Netanyahu’s nominations.

Earlier in September, the US President Donald Trump was nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 2020 for helping the broker landmark Abraham Peace Accord between the UAE and Israel.

Israel approves visa exemption agreement with UAE

Israel Cabinet has approved a visa exemption agreement with the UAE according to which the UAE citizens will not be required a visa to travel to Israel.

As per the details, the visa exemption deal approved by the Israeli cabinet will allow the UAE to travel to Israel with prior approval for a visa for a maximum of 90 days.

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has appreciated the deal with the UAE which will promote tourism and the economy of the two countries.

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