Afghan female politician among ‘Nobel Peace Prize’ favorites

Afghan female politician among ‘Nobel Peace Prize’ favorites

Kabul, (UNA-OIC) – The Norwegian Peace Council has included Afghan politician Fawzia Koofi’s name among five Nobel Peace Prize favorites for 2020 for her continued efforts for women’s rights and the ongoing peace negotiations between in Doha.

“The I.R. of Afghanistan welcomes the inclusion of Ms. Fawzia Kofi’s name, a proud member of our negotiating team in Doha by The Norwegian Peace Council among the five Nobel Peace Prize favorites for 2020, acknowledging her continued work for peace and women’s right,” Presidential spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said in a tweet Saturday.

Koofi has served as a member of Afghanistan’s parliament and is part of the delegation representing the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in ongoing talks with the Taliban in Doha. She is also leading the movement for change party.

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