Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said that Bangabandhu’s daughter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her government are sports friendly.
“She herself is a sports-friendly prime minister and our cricket has got Test status through her hands. Our girls won the Asia Cup by beating the Indian girls,” he added.
Highlighting the success of Bangladesh’s youth cricket team which became the world champion, Dr Hasan said all these achievements came due to the prime minister earnest and relentless efforts.
Dr Hasan stated these as the chief guest while distributing prize of late Advocate Nurushsfa Talukder Smriti Gold Cup Football Tournament at Padua Multipurpose High School in Rangunia of Chattogram on Friday.
UP Chairman Golam Kabir Talukder presided over the function while Adel Sadiq Mahmud, a child member of Bangabandhu Shishu Kishore Mela, inaugurated the final match.
Rangunia poura mayor Shahjahan Sikder, Rangunia Upazila Nirbahi Officer Masudur Rahman, Chairman of Sukhbilas Fisheries and Plantation Ershad Mahmud, Chairman of Eden English School Khaled Mahmud and Bodhisarri Bhikkhu Principal of Chandgaon Shantimoi Monastery, among others, spoke.