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Will Consider Kerala Govt Proposal for World Peace Conference: Nobel Peace Centre

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Last Updated: October 05, 2022, 21:35 IST

Thiruvananthapuram [Trivandrum], India

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is on a Europe tour with some of his cabinet colleagues. (Photo: Twitter/@pinarayivijayan)

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is on a Europe tour with some of his cabinet colleagues. (Photo: Twitter/@pinarayivijayan)

Vijayan expressed interest in organising such a conference in collaboration with the Nobel Peace Centre. The Kerala government in its previous budget had announced that a World Peace Conference would be organized

Norway-based Nobel Peace Center, which awards the Nobel Peace Prize, on Wednesday said it will seriously consider the Kerala government’s proposal for convening a World Peace Conference.

In a meeting with Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who is on a Europe tour with some of his cabinet colleagues, Nobel Peace Center Executive Director Kjersti Flgstad said the state government’s proposal for such a conference would be given serious thought, according to a statement issued by the CMO.

The statement issued by the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said that Vijayan, in the meeting, expressed interest in organising such a conference in collaboration with the Nobel Peace Centre. The Kerala government in its previous budget had announced that a World Peace Conference would be organized.

In the meeting, Flgstad said it was gratifying to see such a proposal from a state government and once the same is received through official channels, discussions would be held on it, the statement quoted him as saying.

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first published:October 05, 2022, 21:35 IST
last updated:October 05, 2022, 21:35 IST