Youths should contribute to achieve SDGs: speakers

RAJSHAHI, Speakers urged youths to contribute to

national efforts in achieving sustaining development goals, underscoring the

need for concerted efforts of all government and nongovernment organizations

to make young people as skilled human resources.

They mentioned that attention should be given to train youth on the

promotion of universal human rights, existing national laws of the country,

prevention of cyber and international crimes.

They came up with the remarks at a daylong divisional training workshop on

implementation of youth development programmes organized by Department of

Youth Development (DYD) at Postal Academy Auditorium here yesterday.

Chaired by DYD Deputy Director Matiur Rahman, the event was addressed by

its another Deputy Director Atiqur Rahman and Assistant Deputy Director

Atikuzzaman Khan as focal persons.

More than 120 persons including eight DYD Deputy Directors and 92 youth

organizers from all eight districts of Rajshahi division took part in the


Taking part in its open discussion, speakers put forward a set of

recommendations to infuse dynamism into the youth development activities.

They said the country needs more skilled human resources as the government

has given priority to the skill based education and implementing programmes

to generate skilled human resources.

They also put emphasis on turning the youths into skilled human resources.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)