First World Youth Conference Kicks Off

काठमाण्डु टुडे २०७० कार्तिक १० गते १७:०६ मा प्रकाशित

Kathmandu, Oct. 27: The first World Youth Conference kicked office in the capital city on Sunday.

The two-day Conference begun in a bid to explore and integrate the competence of youths for the nation’s development has the participation of the youths from 11 countries, including Nepal. It will discuss the problems of youths and possible opportunities and formulate future strategy.

The Conference was inaugurated jointly by youth leader of the CPN-UML Yogesh Bhattarai, UCPN-Maoist’s Himal Sharma and Chairman of Youth Campaign, Sunil Khadka.

On the occasion, leader Bhattarai said the Conference would be fruitful to explore the skills and competence of youths, integrate them and devote to nation’s welfare.  He pointed that the country would see politics of extremism if it was not steered properly through the Constituent Assembly elections.

Similarly, UCPN-Maoist leader Himal Sharma said that the Nepali youths were compelled to go abroad due to instable politics and weak economic status of the country. Therefore, the Conference, he hoped, would bring change in thinking pattern of youths.

On a different note, he said as the CA election would give quicker outlet to the transition, everyone needs to make it successful.

Tourism expert Karna Shakya said Nepal, the land of geographical and biological diversity, was getting feeble day by day because the resources here were not utilized and youths left for abroad.

Youth Campaign Chairman Sunil Khadka said that the Conference was held to integrate the skills and competence of the youths from the country and abroad to formulate a strategy to mobilize them for social and economic transformation of the country.

Conference coordinator Karna Bohara said a campaign would be launched after the Conference in a planned manner and expanded across the country and abroad.

At the programme, famous artists Kunti Moktan, Shisir Yogi, Ram Krishna Dhakal, Dhiraj Rai and Manoj Gajurel had their performances.

The Campaign has its network expanded in 11 countries with more than 50,000 members. RSS

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