Building sports education institute in CHT stressed

Published : 19 Oct 2022 09:23 PM

Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs Minister Bir Bahadur Ushwe Sing said that Prime Minister is a sports friendly person. She inquires about every game. The government has taken the initiative to build a stadium in every upazila on the instructions of the Prime Minister. Sports education institutes are being built in Sylhet and Cox's Bazar. The minister urged the concerned to build a sports education academy or football academy like the Bangladesh Sports Education Institute in the Chittagong hill Tract region.

Minister Bir Bahadur Ushwe Sing said these things in the chief guest's speech at the reception ceremony given to Bangladesh's female football team players and a female assistant coach at the Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs on Wednesday.

Chairman of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs Ministry, Mosammat Hamida Begum, chaired by Khagrachhari Hill District Council Chairman, Rangamati Hill District Council Chairman, Chittagong Hill Tracts Development Board Chairman Nikhil Kumar Chakma and Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs Ministry Additional Secretary Satyendra Kumar Sarkar spoke. Rituparna Chakma expressed the feeling among the players who won the SAFF title.

In the speech of the chief guest, Minister Bir Bahadur Ushwe Sing said that the players of our hill region are making a special contribution in the field of sports. Children will be able to do better if sports education institutes are established in hilly areas on the model of BKSP. The minister said that football coaching arrangements for girls will be taken in coordination with the three district councils. He expressed the intention that through the training of girls in cooperation with the Chittagong Hill Tracts Development Board, they will be made suitable for playing at the national level.

SAFF title winning footballers Rupana Chakma, Monika Chakma, Anai Mogini, Ritu Parna Chakma, Anuching Mogini and assistant coach Trishna Chakma were presented with a check and crest of Tk 50,000 each by the Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs.

The Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs was decorated in colorful attire at the event.