He said that no matter how much money the government pours in, it is impossible to implement the SDGs if youth and women cannot engage in these activities.
Firoz Chowdhary said that women have at least 50 per cent share in the total population of the country.
He said that only making girls aware will not work, boys also need to be made aware.
430 young men and women were present on this occasion. Apart from Mymensingh, members from Sunamganj, Kishoreganj, Bhairab, Trishal’s Jati Kabi Kazi Nazrul University, Sylhet’s MC College, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology and Metropolitan University Bandhushawa, transgender and Harijan community members, wheelchair-users and tea workers were present .
Later, an SDG-themed drawing competition was organized with the participation of over 50 students. Shamsul Basit Shero, Marzia Hussain, Moumita Dey and Ripon Kumar Chand were the judges of the competition.