Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen called upon the youth to come forward and take the lead to tackle the challenges of climate change.
He made the call when he interacted with the students of the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, one of the globally famous universities, and the only university in the world with a detailed research programme and course on adaptation for climate change.
Dr Momen stressed on the role of the academia, the researchers, the students in creating a platform to address the challenges of climate change in a fast and efficient way.
The Foreign Minister also visited Deltares, the leading Dutch institute for applied research in the field of water.
He held a meeting with Annemieke Nijhof, Managing Director of Deltares and her scientist colleagues.
The issue of implementation of the Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 was discussed in details in the meeting.
Foreign Minister Momen is on a three-day official visit to the Netherlands.
He is scheduled to have bilateral meeting with Foreign Minister Sigrid Kaag of the Netherlands at the Foreign Ministry in The Hague before his return to home on Thursday.