Saudi King for Nobel Prize?

  March 19, 2009 at 3:25 am by

A website has asked people from the Middle East and Africa (MEA) to nominate one out of five of the nominess whom they think most deserves the Nobel Peace Prize. The nominees have been chosen from different MEA countries: King Abdullah; Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al-Misned, Chairman of Qatar’s Board of Education, Science and Community Development and the wife of the Emir of Qatar; Dr. Albert Dagher, Professor of Economics at Lebanese University; Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Emir of Qatar, and Majeda Al-Roumi, well-known Lebanese singer who has recorded many popular songs on the theme of peace.

King Abdullah currently receiving more than 100,000 votes, which is more than any other candidate. Varioues websites have pointed out that King Abdullah deserves to win the Nobel Peace Prize because he is well-known as the humanitarian king, who, as a man of peace, has initiated constructive dialogues between faiths that allow peoples and nations to rediscover their shared ideals, combat evil and provide mankind with a just, secure and prosperous future.

Haifa’a Khalid, Saudi journalist and creator of the Saudi Divorce Initiative website, voted for King Abdullah because of his effective role in supporting Saudi women and oppressed families. “He deserves to win the Nobel Peace Prize because of his efforts to support Saudi women. Women have received many of their rights because of him and we look forward to his support in the future.”

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