Kathmandu, April 24
‘The South Asian Youth Summit’ is to be held in Nepal from coming May 3 to 5.
The summit is to be organised under the Youth Employment Promotion Campaign and at the joint initiative of eight youths’ associations aligned with various political parties.
Information about this was shared at a press meet here on Tuesday.
The Associations organizing the summit are Terai Madhesh Youth Front, Nepal Tarun Dal, Progressive Youth Association Nepal, Madhesi Youth Forum Nepal, Madhesi Youth Forum Nepal ( Democractic), Sadbhawana Youth Front, Youth Association Nepal and the Young Communist League.
Representatives from all the SAARC member countries- Nepal, India, Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan- will be participating in the summit.
The regional- level event is expected to focus on promoting cooperation, coordination and mutual relations with the bodies concerned, minimizing challenges faced to increase employment opportunities in region.
Political leaders, industrialists, entrepreneurs, media workers and civil society leaders from the respective countries are also scheduled to attend the summit, said Tarun Dal President Udayjung Rana.