DUBAI, MARCH 23 : Zakir Hussain from Kargil Ladakh, India has been awarded the Global Youth Leadership Award for his active participation in Sustainable development Goals (SDGs), women empowerment and youth along with others from Georgia, Latin America, Kenya, Ethiopia, Irag, Vietnam, Indonesia etc by Global Youth Parliament in Dubai, UAE.
The award was bestowed by His Excellency Abdulla Al Saleh, Under Secretary of the Foreign Trade and Industry at the UAE Ministry of Economy and Honourable Trond Havard Glomnes Rudi, Deputy Director, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Talking on the occasion His Excellency put light on the Youth Policy of UAE and the diversity of nationals living peacefully in the country. Also, Honourable Trond delivered a lecture on the importance of youth in development and removing social evil such as human trafficking, crime against women and so forth.
Apt to mention here that Zakir Hussain has actively participated in other Youth Conferences in Delhi, Odhisa, Bangladesh and various other international events.
Currently, he is perusing his Ph.D in the Department of Public Administration, Panjab Unit, Chandigarh, UT.