Shougat Nazbin, education advocate from Bangladesh honored with Commonwealth Youth Award 2016

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Written By: Mustafa Mahmud Hassan (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-6097994402392941", enable_page_level_ads: true }); A young education advocate from Bangladesh named Shougat Nazbin Khan has got the Commonwealth Youth Awards for brilliance in development work. She is an alumni member of Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB). She was one of four excellent young people aged fewer than 30 recognized in the 2016 Commonwealth Youth Awards and entitled as Commonwealth Young Person of the Year for Asia. The prize giving program was held at the Commonwealth’s headquarters in London, Marlborough House. The awards acknowledge excellent young people from Commonwealth countries whose work has importantly contributed to local, national, regional or global development. More than 300 nominations were received this year and 17 finalists were entitled in January. Kamalesh Sharma, Commonwealth Secretary-General, told “Recognizing young people’s contributions to nation building is immensely important, and has long been a distinctive feature of our Commonwealth approach, according to Commonwealth release.” Representatives of High Commissions, Commonwealth organizations and young leaders were in the judging panel for the awards. Director of Youth at the Commonwealth Secretariat Katherine Ellis told, “The efforts of such young people are crucial to the Sustainable Development Goals, as their innovative and inspiring work results in action and change.” 
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