Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina formally opened the final round of Sheikh Kamal 2nd Bangladesh Youth Games 2023 on Sunday evening.
She raised the curtain of the final phase of the youth games at the Bangladesh Army Stadium in the capital after successful completion of the inter-upazila and inter-district phases, held from January 2 to 22.
A video documentary on Sheikh Kamal 2nd Bangladesh Youth Games 2023 was screened at the function.
At the outset of the programme, the national anthem was played.
The BOA has been organizing Bangladesh Games and Youth Games every four years since 2018.
The main objective of the Games was to select future players for national teams in various disciplines and to groom the talents of young athletes.
Nearly four thousand athletes will compete for 193 gold, 193 silver and 287 bronze medals in 193 events of twenty four disciplines in the final phase of the second edition of the Youth Games named after Sheikh Kamal, the eldest son of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Meanwhile, both the men's and women's football competitions of the Sheikh Kamal 2nd Bangladesh Youth Games 2023 were held on the opening day of the meet in two separate venues in the capital.