The launching ceremony had Mr. Salman F Rahman MP, Honorable Private Industry and Investment Adviser to HPM as the Chief Guest. Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak MP, Honorable Minister of State for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) graced the occasion as Special Guest. Ms. Mohsina Yasmin Executive Member-3, International Investment Promotion, BIDA was also a special guest at the ceremony. Mr. Md. Sirazul Islam Executive Chairman, Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) was the program chair.
After opening remarks by Mr. Sudipto Mukerjee Resident Representative, UNDP Bangladesh, Yasir Azman, CEO, Grameenphone Ltd., provided a background on the program during the ceremony. Futurenation is an alliance of the private, public and development sectors, created to accelerate the Nation's future economic growth by enhancing the skills and potential of youth by identifying opportunities for development, employment, entrepreneurship, and investment in the post-pandemic situation.
In this regard, CHRF is an academic partner of FutureNation to upskill the youth by covering three streams in healthcare – diagnostics, community health work and research.