Youth’s role vital to ensure peace, harmony

Speakers at a discussion here on Wednesday said that the role of youth is very important towards ensuring and maintaining peace, harmony and parity in the society for the sake of its substantial and sustainable development, reports BSS.

They underscored the need for making the youths enriched with the issue so that they can play due role in this regard. The observation came at a view-sharing meeting related to launching of a project titled “Social Cohesion among Youth” at conference hall of Godagari Upazila Parishad in the district.

Anagrasar Samaj Unnayan Sangstha (ASUS), a rights-based development organisation working for improving living and livelihood condition of ethnic minority people in the region, organised the meeting in association with Management System International and USAID.

Upazila Chairman Jahangir Alam addressed the meeting as the chief guest while its Vice-chairmen Abdul Maleque and Sufiya Khatun spoke as special guests with Upazila Nirbahi Officer Imranul Haque in the chair. During the concept paper presentation, ASUS Executive Director Raj Kumar Shaon gave an overview of the project along with its objectives and implementation strategy.

He said that 40 youths including 16 female– 20 from ethnic minority families and 20 from Bangalee families– aged between 15 and 24 will be benefited directly from the project in many ways.