All kinds of sporting activities of the country will remain postponed due to novel coronavirus situation, said State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russel on Saturday.
He said, “The coronavirus has spread in Bangladesh like other countries of the world. We have to be very careful at this time. The countrymen will have to be made aware to avoid gathering. Centring any game, crowd is created. So, all types of sporting activities will remain suspended until the situation returns to normal.”Earlier on March 16, the state minister at a meeting with officials of different federations at the secretariat came up with the declaration that all kinds of sporting activities will remain postponed till March 31 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
In addition, a decision has been taken that the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) and Administration can use all the stadiums, especially indoor stadiums and gymnasiums, as the temporary hospitals or isolation centres, if needed.
Source: Press Release