Dr Thomas Bach, president of International Olympic Committee (IOC) assured Bangladesh to provide assistance for the development of its sports.
The assurance came when secretary general of Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) Syed Shaheed Reza made a courtesy call on the IOC president in Bangkok, Thailand on Friday.
Later, Syed Shaheed Reza presented a BOA crest to the IOC President. The BOA Secretary General went to Bangkok to attend the General Assembly of Association of National Olympic Committee (ANOC) held on Friday.
He also talked to Sheikh Ahmed Al Fahad Al Sabah, president of Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) about the development of country's sports.