UN's World Food Programme wins Nobel peace prize

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STOCKHOLM: The United Nations food agency, the World Food Programme has won the Nobel Peace Prize 2020 for its efforts to combat hunger and improve conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas.

The prize is worth ten million Swedish crowns, or around $1.1 million, and will be presented in Oslo on 10th December this year.

Meanwhile, the United Nations World Food Programme Executive Director David Beasley said we are deeply thankful to won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize.

In a tweet message, he said this is an incredible recognition of the dedication of the WFP family, working to end hunger everyday in moreover eighty countries.

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