Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Saturday said the incumbent government will provide more opportunities for the youth in future. He said the government, led by Bangladesh Awami League, had made huge strides in the last 10 years.
"Around 49 percent of our country’s population is below the age of 25. If we can provide proper education and training, we will get a skilled and talented generation," he said at a programme atDhaka University (DU).
"Our government is working to ensure proper education for all," Momen said.
Bangladesh Supply Chain Council (BSCC), in association with DU, organized the programme as a part of their supply chain conference and career opportunity programme.
The foreign minister noted that unemployment ratio was higher among graduates or post graduates compared to those who had passed high schools. "We are working to empower all the people in near future," he added.
Presided over by BSCC chief M Nayeem Hossain, former Bangladesh Bank governor Dr Atiur Rahman, and DU Business Studies faculty Dean Professor Shibli Rubayat Ul Islam, among others, addressed the programme.