State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak launched the mobile application of Youth Opportunities, a youth startup that has presence in more than 200 countries
The mobile application of a Bangladesh-based international youth startup has been officially launched.
State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak launched the mobile application of Youth Opportunities, a youth startup that has presence in more than 200 countries, at the Software Technology Park at Janata Tower in Dhaka’s Karwan Bazar, according to a release.
Palak said, “With the vision of building Digital Bangladesh, ICT Division is supporting initiatives such as Youth Opportunities to empower Bangladeshi youth to innovate new digital products and services.”
The state minister added, “This is a very proud moment because Youth Opportunities , a Bangladeshi startup, has been serving not just the Bangladeshi youths but millions of youths from across the world and promoting free and equal access to all. And this mobile application would play a significant role engaging them more.”
Co-founders of Youth Opportunities Osama Bin Noor and Makshudul AM Manik shared at the beginning of the programme that Youth Opportunities, accessible at www.youthop.com, is the largest global opportunity discovery platform for young people across the world.
Osama said, “Youth Opportunities is working to ensure equal and easy access to different opportunities to Bangladeshi and global youths for free.”
He also emphasized the necessity of timely access to opportunities for self and professional development of youth and said that the newly launched mobile application would ensure that everyone is well-informed about all the latest opportunities.
Makshud, the other co-founder, mentioned that “Youth Opportunities has been entrusted globally where the opportunities are viewed more than 1.2 million times per month”.
He added that, “For its positive contribution to youth development and access to information, Youth Opportunities has received international awards including the Queen’s Young Leaders Award from Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II, Forbes 30 Under 30 in Asia, etc.”
ICT Division team support was appreciated by Youth Opportunities and remarked that such assistance would encourage more young people to take initiatives.