Nobel lecture presented by Prof Muhammad Yunus at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony.
Your Majesties, Your Royal Highnesses, Honorable Members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen.
Honorable President, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen
It is a great honour for me to receive the Nikkei Asia Prize 2004. When the news of my receiving the prize was communicated to me, it was quite a surprise for me.