Edhi nominated for International Peace Award 2011

Pakistani philanthropist Dr Abdul Sattar EdhiISLAMABAD: A short list of nominees for the 2011 Tipperary International Peace Award was announced by Tipperary Peace Convention on Monday.

Six nominees were in the short list, including Queen Nour Al Hussein of Jordan, former Irish president Mary McAleese and Senator Martin McAleese, former US president Jimmy Carter, Pakistani philanthropist Dr Abdul Sattar Edhi, Mike Campbell (posthumously), his son-in-law Ben Freeth and their wives Laura Freeth and Angela Campbell and Ambassador Nancy Brinker. The announcement of the award recipient for 2011 will be made in the first week of January. – PT