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Bangabandhu National Jr Athletics begins Friday

The Bangabandhu 36th National Junior Athletics Championship’ 2020, on the occasion of the Mujib Borsho, begins on Friday (Nov 27) at the Bangabandhu National Stadium (BNS) here.

Minister for Railway Nurul Islam Sujon MP will inauguarate the two-day meet Friday afternoon as chief guest while Advocate Saifuzzaman Shikor MP will also present the function as special guest.

President of Bangladesh Athletics Federation (BAF) ASM Ali Kabir will be the chief guest at the closing function Saturday evening.

Some 500 boys and girls from 64 districts, eight divisions and education boards will compete 41 events of four age groups–U-17 and U -19–for both the boys and girls, following the health guidelines.

The BAF officials disclosed the details of the competition at a press conference at the BNS conference room on Wednesday.

BAF vice presidents Mohammed Zayedul Alam and Toffazzal Hossain, and general secretary Advocate Abdur Rakib Montu, among others, were present at the day’s conference.

Source: United News of Bangladesh