In developing the flair of the youth, there is no alternative to sports, according to Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud.
Sport not only keeps the body healthy but also opens up the mind and keeps it cheerful.
The minister came up with these remarks at a prize-giving ceremony of the Bangabandhu Inter-University Sports Championship Kabaddi competition in the capital on Sunday afternoon.
The competition was organised by the Ministry of Youth and Sports at the American International University Bangladesh-AIUB premises.
State Minister for Youth and Sports Md Zahid Ahsan Russell presided over the ceremony while founding member of the Board of Trustees of AIUB Hasanul A Hasan and Dean of Engineering Department Dr. Siddique Hossain, among others, were present.
Following the instruction of the Prime Minister, the ministry of sports has brought all the institutes from primary schools to universities under the national sports competitions. Around 7,000 competitors from 125 universities are participating in various sports of the Bangabandhu Inter-University Championship this year, said Russell,
Gono University became the champion defeating Daffodil University in the boys’ category while Daffodil University became the champion crushing Gono University in the girls’ category.