South Asian Karate begins today
The 5th South Asian Karate competition begins today (Friday) at Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Indoor Stadium in the city.
Bangladesh Karate Federation (BKF) president and Anti Corruption Commission commissioner Dr. Mozammel Haque Khan is expected to inaugurate the two-day meet as the chief guest, under the supervision of BKF.
A total of 245 player of cadet, junior, U-21 and senior from five countries - India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and host Bangladesh - will take part in the meet, organized by South Asian Karate Federation.
Out of the total tournament budget of Taka 16,61,000, the sponsor has given Taka 4,50,000 to run the meet.
Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen, MP, is expected to be present in the prize distribution ceremony of the competition as the chief guest and hand over the prizes while Youth and Sports Secretary Mohammad Akter Hossain will be present as the special guest on the occasion.
BKF president and Anti Corruption Commission commissioner Dr. Mozammel Haque Khan will preside over the prize distribution ceremony.
In this regard, a press conference was held at the conference room of National ports Council (NSC) to provide all the details of the meet.
BKF president and Anti Corruption Commission commissioner Dr. Mozammel Haque Khan, NSC Secretary Mohammad Masud Karim, South Asia Karate Federation general secretary Mowazzem Hossain Sentu, BKV joint
secretary Mostafizur Rahman and film actor Alexgender Boo, among others, were present in the press conference. -BSS