Grameenphone yesterday announced names of seven finalists for Telenor Youth Forum (TYF) Grand Finale 2018.
Over 1,400 applications were screened to select 60 applicants who presented their ideas on September 4-5 at GPHouse before the seven spots were filled in the TYF Grand Finale, the mobile operator said in a statement.
The finalists are Tasneem Omar Ava of Brac University, Sameen Alam and Syed Sameen Shahrear of the Institute of Business Administration at the University of Dhaka, Tarek Musanna and Md Nazib Intesar of the Bangladesh University of Professionals, Sabiha Saju Ibne Abedin of the Institute of Business Administration at Jahangirnagar University and Iftekher Mahmud of the Army Institute of Business Administration.
Two winners from the grand finale will head off to Oslo, Norway in December 2018 to attend the Nobel peace prize ceremony.
The Telenor Youth Forum is conducted in partnership with the Nobel Peace Centre every year. This year's theme for the grand event is “Bright Minds Reducing Inequalities”.