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BYLC Youth Leadership Summit kicks off Wednesday

  • Published at 05:13 pm August 4th, 2021
Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC)
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Foreign Minister Abdul Momen is set to attend the opening ceremony of the summit as the chief guest

Youth Leadership Summit, a four-day event hosted by Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC), is set to kick off on Wednesday evening.

The virtual summit, supported by Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) of the UK Government, would bring together over 300 youth, competitively selected, from all over Bangladesh.

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen is set to attend the opening ceremony of the summit as the chief guest.

International Affairs Adviser to the Prime Minister and BYLC International Advisory Board member Dr Gowher Rizvi is scheduled to chair the opening ceremony.

Special guests are to include Swedish Ambassador to Bangladesh Alexandra Berg von Linde, acting mission director and Resident Legal Officer USAID Bangladesh Milan Pavlovic, and Director General of NGO Affairs Bureau KM Tariqul Islam.

The summit will consist of plenaries and workshops featuring industry experts and policymakers.

This year, 302 delegates would be crafting solutions together to achieve inclusivity for all youth in terms of opportunities to work, exercising equal rights, access to better health, livelihood, education, and skills development within society.