Bangabandhu 9th Bangladesh Games curtain drops...

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Bangabandhu 9th Bangladesh Games curtain drops

 Sports Correspondent

 Published: 09:18 PM, 10 April 2021   Updated: 10:30 PM, 10 April 2021

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

The Bangabandhu 9th Bangladesh games, which was run for 10 long days, was curtained down today through the excellence of Bangladesh Ansar. With this, the competition with the participation of 8000 athletes in 31 disciplines has ended.

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal announced the official closing of the competition virtually as the Chief Guest at Bangabandhu National Stadium in the capital on Saturday.

State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russel was present as the special guest at the closing ceremony. 

BOA President and Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed, SBP, BSP, BGBM, PBGM, BGBMS, PSC, G virtually presided over the closing ceremony of Bangabandhu 9th Bangladesh Games. 

BOA Secretary General Syed Shahed Reza and BOA Vice President and Chairman of the Steering Committee Sheikh Bashir Ahmed Mamun and other officials were present at the time.

Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) organized the concluding ceremony on a limited scale due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Visitors were not allowed on the field. No cultural events were organized. Visuals of the guests’ speeches were shown on two large giant screens set up in the field. 

It is to be mentioned that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Games on April 1.