World Youth Skills Day to be observed tomorrow


DHAKA, July 14, 2018 (BSS) – The World Youth Skills Day-2018 will be
observed tomorrow in the country as elsewhere in the world aiming to promote
skill-based education for developing human resources through utilizing
potentiality of young population.

An elaborate programme has been taken to highlight the significance of the
day, a press release said.

As part of the programme, a seminar on “Skills change lives and increase
social dignity” will be held in the city. Education Minister Nurul Islam
Nahid is expected to attend the seminar as the chief guest while Secretary of
Technical and Madrasah Education Division Md Alamgir will attend it as the
special guest.

Expressing solidarity with United Nations (UN), the World Skill
International has fixed the theme of the day as “Skills Change Lives”.

World Skills International is very proud to be part of a global
recognition and promotion of World Youth Skills Day. The United Nations, at
its General Assembly in November 2014, declared July 15 as World Youth Skills

The UN designated day seeks to generate greater awareness of and discussion
on the importance of technical, vocational education, and training and the
development of other skills relevant to both local and global economies.

It is hoped that it will contribute to reducing unemployment and
underemployment among the youth across the globe. It will also highlight
youth skills development to draw attention to the critical need for
marketable skills.