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December 10th, 2009 by Ravi Matah | Posted in News   Comments Off on OBAMA RECEIVES NOBEL PRIZE

President Obama accepts the Nobel Peace Prize from Thorbjørn Jagland, Norwegian Nobel Committee chairman, at a  glittering ceremony on 10th.of December,2009, held at Oslo, Norway.

Obama, along with first lady Michelle Obama, walked into Oslo City Hall at 1 p.m. to a trumpet fanfare and applause.

Barrack Obama

Barrack Obama

Thorbjorn Jagland, Norwegian Nobel Committee Chairman described the tasks achieved by Obama and defended the award of Nobel Prize to Obama as its recipient even though he was less than a year into his Presidency.

After accepting the award he said, “I receive this honor with deep gratitude and great humility,” Obama said. “It is an award that speaks to our highest aspirations, that for all the cruelty and hardship of our world, we are not mere prisoners of fate. Our actions matter, and can bend history in the direction of justice”. (more…)