Nobel Peace Prize 2019 awarded to Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed Ali

इथियोपिया के प्रधानमंत्री अबिय अहमद अली को दिया गया 2019 का नोबेल शांति पुरस्कार

Points to Remember:

  • The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali.
  • He has been awarded for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with Eritrea.
  • Abiy Ahmed Ali, who took over as Ethiopia’s Prime Minister last year, is the 100th recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • He’s a former military officer specialising in cyber intelligence and has been recognised for restarting talks with Eritrea, ending a 20-year stalemate.
  • Last year, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of warfare.

About Ethiopia:

  • Capital: Addis Ababa
  • President: Sahle-Work Zewde
  • Prime Minister: Abiy Ahmed Ali
  • Currency: Birr

About Nobel Prize:

  • Awarded for: Outstanding contributions for humanity in chemistry, literature, peace, physics, physiology or medicine, and economic sciences
  • Country : Sweden (all prizes except the Peace Prize), Norway (Peace Prize only)
  • Presented by: Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institute (Physiology or Medicine), Norwegian Nobel Committee (Peace), Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Chemistry, Economic Sciences, Physics), Swedish Academy (Literature)
  • Reward(s): Prize money of 9 million SEK, approx. US$986,000 (2018);a medal;and a diploma
  • First awarded: 1901
Important Possible questions based on above News:
  1. Who has won the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019? Abiy Ahmed Ali
  2. Abiy Ahmed Ali, who has been honoured with 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, is a current Prime Minister of which country? Ethiopia
  3. Recently the Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed Ali has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2019 for his initiative to resolve the border conflict with which neighbouring country? Eritrea

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