Palak accorded reception in Natore
19 March 2016, Nirapad News: Singra Thana Awami League and Singra Pourasabha Awami League of the district jointly accorded reception to State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak as he was nominated Young Global Leader 2016.
“I am honored for this prestigious recognition by The World Economic Forum that would increase my activities and our country and its people would be benefited,” Palak told the reception ceremony at Singra Bus Stand here.
He said the country is developing in IT industry and IT entrepreneurship as a large number of educated youths are working in this sector and everyday job opportunity is being increased.
President of Singra Thana Awami League Advocate Ohidur Rahman chaired the meeting.
The World Economic Forum has announced the name of Palak and other most distinguished leaders on March 16. Palak has been nominated as one of the 12 leaders in South Asia region.
Palak was elected member of parliament in 2008 at the age of 28 and re-elected in 2014.
He was sworn in as a state minister on January 12, 2014 at the age of 34 which made him as the youngest member of the cabinet.