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CAIR Congratulates Bangladeshi American Community

CAIR CONGRATULATES BANGLADESHI AMERICAN COMMUNITY ON NOBEL PRIZE WINNER

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 10/16/06) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) congratulates the Bangladeshi American community on the honor of Muhammad Yunus of Bangladesh winning the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize.

Yunus, founder of Grameen Bank, and Grameen Bank were awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize “for their efforts to create economic and social development from below.” ( Nobelprize.org)

Yunus remains dedicated to helping eradicate poverty in Bangladesh and throughout the world.

SEE: Nobel Winner Yunus Pledges to Help End Poverty (Reuters)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/15/AR2006101500203.html

CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Coordinator Rabiah Ahmed, Tel: 202-488-8787 or 202-439-1441, Email: rahmed@cair.com

 

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