Vol. 5 Num 850 Sun. October 15, 2006  
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PM's felicitation letter handed over to Yunus

A letter of felicitation from Prime Minister Khaleda Zia was delivered to Nobel Peace laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus last night.

Earlier on Friday, the prime minister on behalf of the nation congratulated Prof Yunus on his wining the Nobel Peace Prize.

Prime minister's Political Secretary Harris Chowdhury formally handed over the letter to the country's only Nobel laureate at his residence at about 8:00pm.

Receiving the letter, Prof Yunus embraced the prime minister's political secretary and said, "This is not only my achievement, but also of the country, the government and every citizen of Bangladesh."

Yunus thanked the Prime Minister for greeting him.

Secretary to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Khandker Shahidul Islam, Prime Minister's Private Secretary Monirul Islam and her Assistant Press Secretary Mushfiqul Fazal Ansari accompanied the political secretary.