National youth leadership summit held in Dhaka

Staff Correspondent | Published: 01:13, Mar 23,2019


Dignitaries hold copies of a booklet during the National Youth Leadership Summit at a hotel in Dhaka on Friday. — New Age photo

Youth Club of Bangladesh on Friday organised National Youth Leadership Summit - 2019 at Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh in Dhaka.
The programme was held in association with Manusher Jonno Foundation participated by around 250 students from different educational institutions across the country.
With the theme – Let’s Build Peaceful Bangladesh, the programme focused on how the youth could work for building peaceful and progressive Bangladesh overcoming various problems in the society as well as establishing themselves as leaders.
Manusher Jonno Foundation executive director Shaheen Anam inaugurated the summit while Supreme Court lawyer Shah Monjurul Hoque, deputy inspector general for anti-terrorism unit Khondokar Lutful Kabir and SMART Technologies BD director Muzahid Al Beruni Suzon were present. YCB president Arefin Rahman Himel gave welcoming speech.
Students should be involved in various social welfare activities alongside study to boost their leadership, said Muzahid Al Beruni Suzon.
He said that strong communication skills were required to be a leader.
The employers at the time of recruiting employee prefer individual’s involvement in any kind of leadership programme out of politics, said Shah Monjurul Hoque.
There were two methods of creating leadership that include – long-time politics and corporate practice, he said.
In his speech, Khondokar Lutful Kabir said, ‘one should turn his/her merit into wisdom to be a leader and a leader must have morality and love for country.’
The main vision of the Liberation War was to make the country free from discrimination but discriminations did not come to an end, said Shaheen Anam He called young generation to build peaceful and progressive country preventing all kinds of discrimination.
The day-long programme was characterised with cultural presentation, unveiling magazine of YCB, documentary exhibition, two phases of community change maker competitions and award giving ceremony.
Deputy British high commissioner Kanbar Hossein Bor, United Nation office on drugs and crime programme officer Marina Yakunina, The Hunger Project deputy director Nasima Akter Joly and Export Promotion Bureau retired director general Faridul Hassan attended at different sessions of the programme.
Daffodil International University chairman Md Sabur Khan presided over closing session of the programme.

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