The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) approved a project of 186 mini stadiums countrywide named after Sheikh Russel worth Tk 1600 crore.
The decision was made in the 24th ECNEC meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday.Briefing the reporters, State Minister for youth and sports Zahid Ahsan Russel, MP said that they have already completed 125 out of 186 Sheikh Russel mini stadiums across the country.
“We have already completed 125 out of 186 Sheikh Russel mini stadiums across the country. Hopefully, we will complete the rest of the stadiums soon. I’m grateful to our sports-friendly Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for providing us supports and instructions for the development of the country’s sports arena,” he added.