On 19th October, the three-day long ceremony of Joy Bangla Youth Award 2017 started with the introductory meet with the top 50 finalists. The event started with the finalists introducing themselves. Then they were briefed about the journey of Young Bangla, how the platform came to life and what it has been doing since the inception. The participants were asked to define Young Bangla in a word and they described it as a platform, victory, inspiration, nourishment and guardian.
In the next session, Young Bangla officials stated the code of conduct of this residential event, briefed about the main sessions of the two-day event, roles and responsibilities of the participants. The participants were also briefed on how Young Bangla is going to scale-up the organizations through its activities.
In the final session, one of the organizers of Young Bangla Mr. Nahim Razzaq MP, Mr. Razee Mohammad Fakhrul and Dr. Enamur Rahman MP welcome speech describing Young Bangla, the dream accelerating it and its relation with achieving Vision 2021 and Vision 2041.
Mr. Razee Mohammad Fakhrul MP, in his short speech, gave a picture of Young Bangla’s inception. Parliament member Dr. Enamur Rahman lauded the works of these youngsters and thanked them for their contribution to the society. Mr Nahim Razzaq MP described Young Bangla’s goal to connect every youth of Bangladesh who are braving the odds for the betterment of their community.
The meet ended with a reminder to start the next day early and followed by dinner.