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POST TIME: 1 November, 2019 00:00 00 AM
National Youth Day today
BSS, Dhaka

National Youth Day today

The National Youth Day will be observed today through various programmes across the country. This year’s the theme of the day is “Dakkha Juba Gorche Desh, Bangabandhur Bangladesh” (Skilled youths are building the country, Bangabandhu’s Bangladesh). On the eve of the day, President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate messages greeting the country’s youth society and wished all programmes of the day a success.

In a message, President M Abdul Hamid said “The larger part of the country’s population is youth aged between 18 and 35. The trend of numerical abundance of youth will continue till 2043.” The youths should be built as human beings with moral values and the expertise of information technologies, education, culture and sports to utilize the demographic dividend, he added. In her message, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the government is implementing comprehensive programmes across the country through the Department of Youth Development under the Ministry of Youth and Sports for creating opportunities of education, training and employment for the youths and building leadership quality, patriotism and responsibility by instilling spirit of the Liberation War among them.