January 27, 2023, 8:26 pm

Staff Correspondent

2023-01-18 18:07:00 BdST

Asia-Pacific Scout Jamboree on Jan 19-27 in Gazipur

The 32nd Asia-Pacific and the 11th National Scout Jamboree will last from January 19 to January 27 at the National Scout Training Centre at Mouchak in Gazipur.

Chairman of the Jamboree Organising Committee and Chief National Commissioner of Bangladesh Scouts Md Mozammel Haque Khan unveiled the schedule in a press conference, held at the National Press Club on Wednesday.

This year's theme of the event is "Sabash... a fountain of energy."

Md Mozammel Haque Khan said that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the mega event for the scouts at the National Scout Training Centre on January 21.

He said that the purpose of the scouts is to develop the physical, mental, intellectual and spiritual strength of the children, teenagers and youths.

The chief national commissioner expected that a scout would become a beautiful, capable, honest, skilled and responsible citizen through these activities at local, national and international levels.

A total of 11,000 people, including 8,000 scouts, 1,000 unit leaders and International Service Team members, will join the event from India, Nepal, the Maldives, the Philippines, Scout China (Taiwan), Thailand, South Korea, USA, Germany and Canada.

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