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Walton gets Sheikh Kamal sports award

Walton has been honoured with the Sheikh Kamal National Sports Council Award 2021 for its contribution to all forms of games and sports across the country.

The company has been sponsoring international, rural and traditional sports including cricket, football and hockey over a decade.

Walton was recognised as the country’s best sponsor organisation Thursday at a function held on the 72nd birth anniversary of Shaheed Captain Sheikh Kamal at the Sheikh Kamal auditorium of the National Sports Council (NSC) in the capital.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina virtually joined the award-giving ceremony as chief guest.

State Minister for Youth and Sports M Zahid Ahsan Russell presided over the function.

Senior Executive Director of Walton Group FM Iqbal Bin Anwar Dawn received the award on behalf of Walton.

The NSC launched the Sheikh Kamal National Sports Council Award, featuring seven categories.

Twelve persons and organisations including sports figures, journalists and organisers received the award.

Alongside Walton, the recipients of the award include cricketer Akbar Ali, female footballer Unnoti Khatun, archer Ruman Shana, weightlifter Mabia Akhter Simanta, swimmer Mahfuza Khatun Shila, and the Bangladesh Cricket Board.

Source: United News of Bangladesh