Grameenphone announced the names of the seven finalists for Telenor Youth Forum Grand Finale 2018. Over 1400 applications were screened to select 60 applicants who presented their idea on the 4th and 5th of September at GPHouse in Dhaka to win the seven coveted spots in the TYF Grand Finale.
The TYF Bangladesh finalists are Tasneem Omar Ava – BRAC University; Sameen Alam, and Syed Sameen Shahrear – IBA Dhaka University; Tarek Musanna, and Md. Nazib Intesar – BUP; Sabiha Saju Ibne Abedin – IBA JU; and Iftekher Mahmud – ARMY IBA.
Two winners from the TYF Bangladesh 2018 Grand Finale will head off to Oslo, Norway, in December 2018 during Nobel Peace Prize ceremony. The Telenor Youth Forum is conducted in partnership with the Nobel Peace Centre every year. This year’s theme for the grand event is ‘Bright Minds Reducing Inequalities’.