Oliver Moirangthem conferred National Youth Icon Award
IMPHAL, Sep 28 : International Youth Committee (IYC) has conferred the National Youth Icon Award to one Oliver Moirangthem of Khurai Sajor Thoidingjam Leikai for his genuine effort in promoting State's culture.
Oliver (25), who has completed MTech, is the son of Moirangthem Jilangamba and Moirangthem (o) Pramola.
Speaking to media persons at Manipur Press Club today, Oliver said that the award was presented by IYC at New Delhi yesterday.
He conveyed that the award was presented to him for involving in social activism and promoting Manipuri culture.
Oliver continued that he had applied for the award when IYC invited applications from interested candidates.
Following this, he was invited to take part in the World Youth Summit 2019 held at Dr Ambedkar International Centre where the award was presented to him.
Moirang Salai Yakaipung advisor Moirangthem Naodalenkhomba, who was present in the press meet, lauded Oliver on receiving the award and encouraged all the youth of the State to engage in good deeds and to love the motherland and its age-old culture.