Muar MP Syed Saddiq has been shortlisted for One Young World’s Politician Of The Year award, organised by UK-based youth leadership summit One Young World.
A total of 15 politicians, including the former Youth and Sports Minister, from all over the globe have been included in the list for the 2020 edition.
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All 15 were nominated through a global call for politicians positively impacting young people in their communities.⁰
Judges have identified them as the most impactful.⁰
— One Young World (@OneYoungWorld) June 25, 2020
One Young World’s official website cited Syed Saddiq’s role as a minister and also his participation in “Projek Reben Kuning”. For those who don’t know, the initiative was aimed at providing job opportunities for young ex-convicts.
The award honours 5 prominent politicians aged between 18 to 35 who have left a positive impact and influence to the youth community in their respective countries. Furthermore, the nominees are often those who highlight the benefit of including young people in the politic world.
Feel free to read on what the 28-year-old had to say about the accomplishment here:
— Syed Saddiq (@SyedSaddiq) June 26, 2020
The nominees are currently being evaluated by a panel of expert judges who will decide on the final five award recipients. The winners will be announced in mid-July at the One Young World 2021 Summit in Munich.
Congrats and all the best to you, Syed Saddiq!
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