Bangladesh's Ayman Sadiq and Zaiba Tahyya were conferred with the prestigious “Queen's Young Leaders Award” at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London on Tuesday.
The award recognises the work that young people from across the commonwealth are doing to transform lives in their communities and beyond.
Ayman Sadiq, 25, from Dhaka, received the award for the work he is doing to improve access to education for young people throughout Bangladesh while Zaiba Tahyya, 27, from Dhaka, received the award for her work in promoting gender equality.
Ayman and Zaiba were selected following a competitive process involving thousands of applicants across the commonwealth. Together they join a network of 240 young leaders, from 53 Commonwealth countries, who are working towards making the world a better place.