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02:26 AM, April 20, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:28 AM, April 20, 2018

Nutrition Olympiad 2018 tomorrow

The second season of “Nutrition Olympiad 2018” will be held tomorrow as the opening event of the Nutrition Week, at Bangabandhu International Convention Centre (BICC), to address malnutrition collectively in Bangladesh, with especial focus on youth, said a press release.

The theme of this year’s event is “Nutrition and Empowerment of Youth for a Healthy Nation”, which is jointly organised by Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID); Ministry of Food, and the Meeting the Under-nutrition Challenge (MUCH)-a project implemented by Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO); with financial assistance from USAID and EU, while DFID and Global Improved Alliance for Nutrition (GAIN) among others are supporting as “strategic partners” and “partners”.

The one day event with many activities and competitions will also be a platform for youth to raise voice for national polity development, process and implementation. Food Minister Adv Qamrul Islam and ICT State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak will grace the inaugural session and closing session respectively as chief guests.

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