Friday, 25th June 2021

‘Champion of Skill Development for Youth’ award presented to PM

New York, Sep 27 (BAN/ AD): On Thursday at a ceremony UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H Fore presented PM with ‘Champion of Skill Development for Youth’ award. After receiving the award PM thanked UNICEF and dedicated the prize to the people of Bangladesh and especially to children all over the world.

PM said “Millions of young people are using their skills to make our lives easier. This recognition is a testament to our firm steps towards creating a responsible and knowledge-based society.”

The UNICEF executive director highlighted PM Hasina role in creating a bright future for the youth during the event. Henrietta praised government for its motivation towards education and for implementing ‘National Skill Development Policy’.

On the occasion Foreign Minister Abdul Momen and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador cricketer Shakib Al Hasan were also present.

PM said “This honour doesn’t just belong to me but to Bangladesh, as the people of country have given me the oppourtunity to serve them by electing me.”

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