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95 young leaders of Bangladesh to join World Youth Festival in Russia 

Senior Correspondent  |
Update: 2024-02-24 17:52:56
95 young leaders of Bangladesh to join World Youth Festival in Russia 

The forthcoming World Youth Festival, scheduled in Russia's Sirius Federal Territory (Sochi) from 1 to March 7, is poised to host a delegation of 95 youth leaders from Bangladesh. 

The event, organised under Russian President Vladimir Putin's directive to foster international youth collaboration, promises to serve as a dynamic platform for global dialogue and cultural exchange.

A total of 95 young delegates are set to represent their nation at this esteemed gathering, in a display of long-standing friendship between Bangladesh and Russia. 

Consul of the Russian Embassy in Chattogram Ashik Imran, Chairman of the Bangladesh Preparatory Committee of the World Youth Festival Russia Tareq Mahmud, and General Secretary of the committee Zia Uddin Haider spoke at a press conference in Chattogram today (24 February).

Bangladesh's delegation of 95 young individuals will engage in various activities, including cultural events, workshops, discussion forums, and sports competitions, to showcase Bangladesh's cultural richness.

Russian authorities have made extensive preparations for this grand event, including exhibitions highlighting cultural diversity, traditional cuisines, attire, regional cultures, science and technology exhibitions, sports competitions, and cultural performances. 

Besides, the festival aims to promote global peace and prosperity by showcasing Russian culture and fostering international understanding.

A dedicated stall has already been secured for Bangladesh at the festival venue, serving as a hub for showcasing the nation's tourism sector, handicrafts, traditional attire, pottery, folk art, sweets and cuisine.

The committee members emphasised the opportunity for Bangladesh to present its history, tradition, and culture to an audience spanning 180 nations during the festival. 

BDST: 1752 HRS, FEB 24, 2024

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