JCI to recognise outstanding young persons
JCI Bangladesh yesterday announced a plan to recognise the outstanding achievements of the country's youth.
The chamber will recognise the achievements in various categories -- from business accomplishments and humanitarian efforts to outstanding leadership, medical and cultural achievements, said Shakawat Hossain Mamun, president of JCI Bangladesh.
Nominations are now open for Ten Outstanding Young Persons of Bangladesh (TOYP Bangladesh), he said at a press conference.
JCI is a worldwide community of young citizens aged 18-40 who are dedicated to creating the positive change they wish to see in themselves and the world.
The community has nearly 200,000 active members in 115 countries.
“We want our country to be well-represented. We know our exceptional youth can act as role models for other young people around the world,” Mamun said.
“If you know outstanding young persons, we encourage you to nominate them for the TOYP award,” Mamun said.
This year JCI Bangladesh will organise the third version of the award.
Through the event, JCI Bangladesh is contributing to the country by preparing better leaders, who will create better societies, according to a statement.
Irfan Islam, national treasurer of JCI Bangladesh and chair of the organising committee of TOYP; Shakib Al Hasan, a national cricketer; Shameem Ahsan, former president of BASIS, and Korvi Rakshand, founder of JAAGO Foundation, were also present.