The Minister of State (Independent Charge) Youth Affairs and Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore has left to attend World Youth Forum, scheduled to be held at Sharam El Shiekh, Egypt. Col Rathore has been deputed on behalf of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to represent the country at the Forum.
The five-day forum will be inaugurated by the President of Egypt Mr Abdelfateh El Sisi. The Summit segment is expected to be attended by the Heads of State/Government, Ministers of youth from 14 countries and Representatives of UN, Arab League and African Union. The Forum aims to provide a platform to the youth from all over the globe to engage with the key global policy makers.
The forum will cover role of youth in business and innovation, challenges and making of future leaders, gender equity and women empowerment among other things.