Dhaka, Dec. 6 -- Nobel Laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus has attended various preparatory meetings of the Tokyo Olympic 2020 and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Youth Summit during his Japan visit from December 1 to 4.

The Youth Summit held on Sunday was organised by the IOC which was attended by 42 young people from 40 countries.

It was part of the young leadership programme of the IOC and was addressed by Thomas Bach, President of IOC, and Prof Yunus, according to Yunus Centre.

Prof Yunus emphasised the role that social business can play to leverage the power the athletes have in transforming them into social and community leaders.

"You can mobilise people around the world around one single thing, sport. You are messengers for ...