Nobel Peace Prize - Several MPs want Cardinal nominated

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Several government and opposition MPs said today the Archbishop of Colombo should be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for the role he played in calming the people after the Easter Sunday attacks.

UPFA MP Mahinda Amaraweera said there was nothing wrong in nominating Cardinal Ranjith for the Nobel Peace Prize way of a proposal.

Government MP A.H.M. Fowzie said the Cardinal was eligible for the prize for working towards peace in the country in a difficult situation. “The Cardinal showed the world that all Muslims are not responsible for the Easter Sunday carnage,” he said.

MP Mayantha Dissanayake who was in the chair when Mr. Fowzie was speaking said he too would welcome the proposal made by him to nominate Cardinal for the peace prize. (Yohan Perera and Ajith Siriwardana)

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  • Balla Friday, 10 May 2019 07:00 PM

    Why not our Mi3,Who knowingly ran to India

    Zeena Samad Friday, 10 May 2019 07:15 PM

    I am a Muslim and I salute you For your very humble and courageous message soon after the tragedy. This is a good example to all politicians to emulate.

    Sarath Friday, 10 May 2019 07:40 PM

    cardinal originally played a good role. Now he's trying to play politics

    Bushel Friday, 10 May 2019 07:52 PM

    The bigest price muslims can give him get togeather and force government to jail the muslim polticians forever

    Bernard Weerasinghe Friday, 10 May 2019 07:53 PM

    Archbishop Cardinal Ranjith is the No1 qualified person in the world who should receive the Nobel Prize.

    Wimal Saturday, 11 May 2019 12:05 PM

    This is the biggest joke in Sri Lanka. This man is racist who does not deserve such an award .. we know his past very well. Big time politician.

    Krishnamoorthy Saturday, 11 May 2019 12:10 PM

    The credit for preventing another black July goes to the cardinal. All peace loving people love him for his noble gestures.


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