Strong campaign emerged for Nobel Peace Prize for PM Imran Khan over historic Afghanistan deal
KARACHI: People have called for Prime Minister Imran Khan to be given Nobel Peace Prize following the historic peace deal signed between the United States and Afghan Taliban in Qatar, marking an end to the 18-year-war in Afghanistan.
Thousands of tweets have been posted with hashtag #NobelPeaceForPMImranKhan as Khan always suggested that dialogue is the only way forward of the Afghan issue.
People from wide sections of the society, including various politicians, took to the social networking site and demanded the Nobel Peace Prize for Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday welcomed a historic peace deal signed between the US and the Afghan Taliban in Qatar.
Taking to Twitter shortly after the signing of the accord, he said: “We welcome the Doha Accord signed between US & the Taliban. This is the start of a peace & reconciliation process to end decades of war & suffering of the Afghan people.”
“I have always maintained that a pol[itical] solution, no matter how complex, is the only meaningful path to peace.”
He stressed that now all stakeholders have to ensure that spoilers are kept at bay.