1st South Asian Youth Summit to hold in India on September 17
The 1st South Asian Youth Summit, 2017 is set to hold in the Bhubaneswar City of Indian state of Odisha from September 17 to 20.
The Summit will focus on a wide range of problems being faced by youths of South Asia and discuss their solutions, said Dr K.K. Singh, Chairperson of the International Youth Committee (IYC), the organiser of the meeting, at a press conference in the capital.
To be attended by ministers of all eight SAARC member countries holding youth ministry portfolio, the meeting will also discuss culture, tourism, peace and infrastructure development in South Asia as well as sustainable development goal adopted by the United Nations, he added.
At the conference, Chairperson of Nepal Section of the IYC Raj Kattel said a 30-member delegation led by Minister for Youth and Sports is scheduled to attend the meeting.
Around 400 youth representatives from the SAARC countries are expected to attend the summit. RSS
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