State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell MP yesterday said the National Youth Day will be celebrated on Sunday through various programmes across the country and on the occasion this day, twenty six successful youths will get the Bangabandhu National Youth Award, reports BSS.
“The first November’s youth day has been named Bangabandhu National Youth Day on occasion of the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman,” said the State Minister for Sports while speaking at a press conference on occasion of national youth day at his secretariat office today.
In order to build the golden Bengal of Bangabandhu’s dream, keeping in mind the creativity, self-confidence and work ethic of the youth, the theme of Bangabandhu National Youth Day has been decided in this year of “The call of Mujib year, employment of youth.”
The State Minister described the various programs taken on the occasion of the day and said that the inaugural function of Bangabandhu National Youth Day has been organized on November 1 at 10 am at Ganabhaban and Osmani Memorial Auditorium, Dhaka.
In recognition of their exemplary contribution in setting up self-employment projects, twenty one successful self-employed youths and five successful youth organizers will be awarded the National Youth Award this year and commemorative stamps and envelopes will be unveiled on the occasion of Bangabandhu National Youth Day. Similar programs will be implemented in every district and upazila of the country.