Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury said 'Sheikh Hasina Youth Volunteer Award 2020' would immensely inspire the youth to involve themselves in philanthropic works.
"Sheikh Hasina had relentlessly been working for development of youth as integral part of the national development thus ensued sustainable development of youth in her Vision- 2021 " she said.She was speaking as the chief guest at the closing ceremony of Sheikh Hasina Youth Volunteer Awards 2020" organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sports at Sheikh Kamal Auditorium in the capital, said a press release.
The Speaker said Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman joined the OIC Conference in 1974, which subsequently paved the way for Bangladesh and OIC to work together in various fields.
"Under the leadership of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina , Ministry of Youth and Sports and the OIC are making continuous efforts to utilize the talents, abilities and capabilities of the youth," said the Speaker.
State Minister for Youth and Sports Md Zahid Ahsan Russel presided over the ceremony while foreign minister A K Abdul Momen, Senior Secretary M Akhtar Hossain, President of Islamic Co-operation Youth Forum Taha Ayhan were present, among others.