Prof Muhammad Yunus receives Olympic Laurel award, seeks vaccine patent waiver

Prof Muhammad Yunus

Nobel Laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus has received the Olympic Laurel award during the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics in Japan on Friday. According to Tokyo 2020 organisers, they give the award to someone who has made significant contributions to the Olympic movement with achievements in education, culture, development, and peace through sport, reports Washington Post. The Olympic Laurel was first awarded at the 2016 Games and was given to Kipchoge Keino, a former Kenyan track athlete who was once the chair of the Kenyan Olympic Committee. According to UNB,…

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