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NYP Speaker Off to US

Aug 14, 2008, 6:02 AM | Article By: By Nfamara Jawneh

The speaker of the National Youth Parliament (NYP) honourable Lamin F. Bojang left the country over the weekend for the United States of America.

The youth parliament speaker will take part in the 5th Annual Youth Assembly at the United Nations in New York.

The weeklong gathering to be held form the 11th to 15th August 2008 and will bring together young people from across the world. The theme of the youth gathering is "Today's Leaders Today". The forum is meant to educate young people about the UN, issues and how they can also contribute to maintaining world peace. During the course of his stay in the US the youth parliament speaker will hold donor discussions with various organisations.

Honourable Bojang is expected back on 22nd August.