Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the 7th national congress of the Bangladesh Awami Jubo League, the youth front of Bangladesh Awami League, in the city on Saturday morning.
The Prime Minister opened the triennial national council of Jubo League by hoisting the national flag, and releasing pigeons and balloons at the historic Suhrawardy Udyan at 11am.
Some 28,000 councilors from 77 organising districts across the country are taking part in the council that is being presided over by Jubo League convener.
New leaders of the Jubo League will be elected at the council session at the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) auditorium here in the afternoon.
Sheikh Fozlul Haque Moni had formed Bangladesh Awami Jubo League on November 11, 1972 at the directive of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, reports UNB.