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JCI Bangladesh to recognize 10 young persons

  • Published at 07:41 pm September 8th, 2019
JCI president Irfan Islam adresses meet the press event of TOYP at National Press Club on Sunday, September 8, 2019 Focus Bangla

They will be awarded for achievements in various categories

Junior Chamber International (JCI) Bangladesh has announced a plan to recognise the outstanding achievements of 10 youths of Bangladesh.

The information was announced on Sunday, through a press conference held at the National Press Club, Bangladesh.

JCI National President Irfan Islam said the voluntary organization will recognize the achievements in various categories-from business accomplishments, and humanitarian efforts, to outstanding leadership, medical, and cultural achievements.

Nominations have been opened for Ten Outstanding Young Persons of Bangladesh (TOYP Bangladesh). The organisation has started short listing the TOYP Bangladesh.

The TOYP Bangladesh recognises young people who excel in their chosen fields, and exemplify the best attributes of the country's young people. Through the event, JCI Bangladesh will contribute to the country by preparing better leaders, who will create better societies in the future, thus contributing to the youth development of Bangladesh.

The event "Ten Outstanding Young Persons 2019" of Bangladesh will be held on September 18 at Hotel Radisson Dhaka. 

Honourable Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, MP, Speaker of the Parliament of Bangladesh will be the Chief Guest of the event, and will hand over the awards to the ten young people for their outstanding achievements, and contributions in different categories, read the press release. 

JCI is a worldwide community of young citizens aged 18-40 who are dedicated to creating a positive change they wish to see in themselves, and the world. The community has nearly 200,000 active members in 115 countries.

JCI National President Irfan Islam, National Treasurer and TOYP Committee Chair Sakib Ahmed, National Vice President & Co-Chair TOYP committee, Salehin F. Nahiyan, JCI immediate past National President Fayaz Atiqul Islam, National Executive Vice President Sarah Kamal, and other National Governing Board members along with JCI Bangladesh Local Presidents were present.