Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today opened the first-ever Bangladesh Youth Games, expressing her hope that the country could effectively counter militancy and terrorism through games and sports.
"Through games and sports, we'll face militancy and terrorism as well as save the youths from the menace of drug abuse. We'll also advance the country through it," she told the opening ceremony of the games at Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka on Saturday.
The premier also wished the success of Bangladesh Youth Games -2018 expecting the event to show the youths to new dream and create future sports stars. (UNI)