RAJSHAHI – All the tennis events of Bangabandhu 9th Bangladesh Games 2021 will begin at Advocate Abdus Salam Tennis Complex in Rajshahi city on April 2.
The events will be held here from April 2 to April 9 like other divisional headquarters as per decision of the government.
Tennis Complex authority revealed this at a press conference held at the complex conference hall today.
Complex Chairman Prof Golam Sabbir Sattar Tapu, General Secretary Ehsanul Huda Dulu, Joint Secretary Hasinur Rahman and Tournament Director Muhammd Khashru addressed the press conference.
They told the journalists that some 124 players including 25 females from different parts of the country will take part in five events of the tournament.
“We have already completed all sorts of preparations to conduct the tournament successfully,” said Prof Sattar Tapu.
Bangladesh Olympic Association has given assurance of providing a budget of TK 12 lakh for conducting the tournament.
He said a six-member doctor’s team has been formed with requisite instruments and devices including thermal scanner to tackle the situation caused by COVID-19 pandemic.
Prof Sattar added that all the players and officials have been asked to submit Covid-19 negative certificates before taking part in the tournament.
Rajshahi Mayor AHM Khairuzzaman Liton, Fazley Hossain Badsha, MP, and other high officials are expected to join the inaugural ceremony on Friday afternoon.BSS