KHULNA Speakers at a discussion today called for
turning youths into productive workforces through ensuring science and
technology-based modern education and training to build a developed country.
They came up with the observation at a post-rally discussion jointly
organised by the District Administration and Department of Youth Development
(DYD) held at the conference room of DYD in the city today in observance of
the 'National Youth Day-2019'.
This year's theme of the day is Dokkho Jubo Gorche Desh, Bangabandhur
Bangladesh (skilled youths are building the country, Bangabandhu's
The day's programmes include colourful rally, tree plantation, cleanliness
drives and distribution of certificates among the youths.
To mark the day, Khulna City Corporation (KCC), led by its Mayor Talukder
Abdul Khaleque, brought out the rally which paraded the main streets of the
Among others, government officials, teachers, students, employees and
common citizens participated in the rally.
While inaugurating the rally, the KCC mayor underscored the need for
ensuring inclusive development for the youths to achieve the targets of
transforming the country into a developed one by 2041.
He highlighted massive steps taken by the government to turn youths into
skilled workforces to keep up with changing world.
Additional Commissioner (General) Habibul Haque Khan, Additional Deputy
Commissioner (General) Ziaur Rahman, representatives of different government
and non-government organisations, among others, addressed the discussion.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)