Dhaka, Nov. 21 -- Shaikh Rifad Mahmud of Natore has won the Global Youth Leadership Award at the two-day World Youth Conference in Kathmandu organised by Global Youth Leadership Award the Global Youth Parliament in collaboration with the government of Nepal and the International Diplomatic Organization, says a press release.

Vice President of Nepal Nanda Bahadur Pun handed over the award on Friday.

Youth representatives and diplomats from 62 countries participated in the World Youth Conference held at the National Assembly Hall of Nepal.

Ambassadors of different countries to Nepal, UN and SAARC officials were present at the youth conference.

Shaikh Rifad Mahmud is studying in the computer department at Rajshahi Polytechnic Institute. ...