Imran Decline Nobel Peace Prize; Says He Is Not Worthy

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After the recent Pulwama attack on 14 February, there were serious tensions between neighboring countries India and Pakistan. In response India launched air-strikes on terrorist camps. As a result Pakistan retaliated by targeting India’s military installations.

As a result this led to increase in tension and a state of war was looming with every passing day. Meanwhile an Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman was captured by the Pakistani army. He stayed in Pakistan’s custody for close to 60 hours.

After that the Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan released him with a ‘gesture of peace’. Soon after that the citizens of Pakistan called out for honoring Imran with Nobel Peace Prize for his actions.

However the cricketer-turned-politician believes he is not worthy of the honor. He believes that this honor belongs to that person who will successfully solve the dispute in Kashmir forever. In a tweet, Imran said:

I am not worthy of the Nobel Peace prize. The person worthy of this would be the one who solves the Kashmir dispute according to the wishes of the Kashmiri people and paves the way for peace & human development in the subcontinent.

Here is Imran Khan’s tweet:

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