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Army Chief returns home after attending Saudi Games

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 2nd November, 2022 05:57:30 PM
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Chief of Army Staff and President of Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) General S M Shafiuddin Ahmed returned home from Saudi Arabia on Sunday after attending the Saudi Games 2022.

The Saudi Games officially inaugurated by the Governor of Riyadh Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on October 28.

As the president of Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA), the Chief of Army Staff went to Saudi Arabia on October 27, at the special invitation of Saudi Arabia’s Sports Minister Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Faisal, who is also the president of the organising committee.

General S M Shafiuddin Ahmed participated in the grand opening ceremony and observed various competitions. During the visit, he exchanged views with the senior officials of the organising committee of the Saudi National Games and participated in the state dinner at the invitation of the organising committee.

In addition, the army chief discussed the development of sports in both countries in a private meeting with Prince Fahd bin Jalawi bin Abdul Aziz, vice president of the Olympic Committee of Saudi Arabia.