DHAKA – The National Sports Council (NSC) has taken decision to name the Ramna National Tennis Complex (NTC) after Shaheed Lieutenant Sheikh Jamal, the second son of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, said a Youth and Sports Ministry’s press release today.
In the light of this decision, the current name of Ramna NTC will be “Lieutenant Sheikh Jamal National Tennis Complex”, Ramna. This decision will take effect from now on.
In this regard, the NSC chairman and State Minister for Youth and Sports Mohammad Zahid Ahsan Russell MP said every member of Bangabandhu’s family is a beacon in the country’s sports arena.
The contribution of Shaheed Sheikh Jamal in advancing the country’s sports arena is as bright as the light of the sun immediately after independence. He himself was a successful tennis player.
So we have decided to name the NTC in the name of Lieutenant Sheikh Jamal National Tennis Complex to pay our respect to the martyred Sheikh Jamal and to make his contribution to the sport everlasting.
It can be mentioned that eight new tennis courts (including flood lights), construction of a gymnasium, renovation and modernization of main gate, construction of media center with residential facilities, necessary renovation, repair and modernization of existing buildings have already been completed to modernize the NTC.BSS