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President Iajuddin Ahmed yesterday phoned Dr Muhammad Yunus and greeted him for winning the Nobel Peace Price 2006.
"Winning of Nobel Peace Prize by you and Grameen Bank has brought a rare honour for Bangladesh and brighten the image of the country in the international arena. It is a pride for the country and the nation," the president said.
A Bangabhaban press release said the president wished Dr Yunus good health, long life and a brighter future.
When the president invited Dr Yunus to Bangabhaban, the Nobel laureate replied that he would soon meet the president.