Bangladesh Scouts – creating a new generation of Active Citizens
“It is in your hand to create a better world for all who live in it” – Nelson Mandela
BANGLADESH - "Scouting can play a very significant role in grooming the new generation as a modern progressive and creative nation coping with worldwide competition" - a message by His Honorable M Abdul Hamid, President of Bangladesh and Chief Scout at the 46th Annual General Meeting of the National Council of Bangladesh Scouts on 13 July 2017.
President M Abdul Hamid appealed to Scouts and Leaders to expand Scouting activities at the grass root level, and to encourage and engage more young people to do Scouting and be Active Citizens.
In line with the Bangladesh Scouts National Strategic Plan 2021, the President lauded the various initiatives of Scouts to help grow Scouting membership to 2.1 million from the existing 1.6 million.
"We must inform the new generation that there is no room for militancy or communalism on the soil of our holy homeland" he added.
During the event, President M Abdul Hamid awarded 353 outstanding Scouts for their significant contributions to the Scout Movement including 8 Silver Tiger Award, Bangladesh’s highest award given to Adult Scouts. Twenty Scouts received the Silver Hilsa Award and 325 Scouts was awarded with the President Scout Award.
The event was covered live by the national television BTV, the daily news and online portals.
Sarwar Md. Shahriar
Public Relations & Marketing,