Grameenphone, Bangladesh’s largest mobile phone operator, has selected three local contestants for the grand finale of Telenor Youth Forum 2015. The winners are Abreeshme Haque and Sabab Rahman of Institute of Business Administration and Sadia Azad from BRAC University. Now, Telenor Group will select the Bangladeshi representative from these three for the event that is going to take place in Norwegian capital from December 8 to 11.
The Telenor Youth Forum (TYF) in partnership with the Nobel Peace Centre, offers an opportunity for young people, aged 18 to 28, from 13 countries to step up and present impactful ideas that can alter lives. The theme for this year's TYF is "Knowledge for All".
Seven candidates presented their ideas to a judging panel consisting of experts from Grameenphone, university faculty members, local entrepreneurs, journalists and academics. Out of the seven, three best ideas were nominated for the final round from which one or more ideas will be selected for the TYF conference.
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid, Norwegian Ambassador Merete Lundemo and Rajeev Sethi, CEO, Grameenphone were present at the final round.