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TGC, DDGA welcome new presidents

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 19 September, 2021 12:00 AM
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TGC, DDGA welcome new presidents
Winners of the amateur golf tournament pose for a photo at a city hotel in the capital on Saturday. – SUN PHOTO

Tiger Golf Club (TGC) and Dhaka Diplomatic Golf Association (DDGA) welcomed their newly elected presidents amid a colorful ceremony at a city hotel in the capital on Saturday.

TGC Vice-President Brig Gen (Retd) Manzur Qader greeted Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami as DDGA President; Brazilian Ambassador to Bangladesh Joao Tabajara de Oliveira Junior as TGC President and Turkish Ambassador to Bangladesh Mustafa Osman Turan as TGC Alternate President.        

An amateur golf tournament was held at the Kurmitola Golf Club before welcoming the new presidents of the respective clubs. Ambassadors of different countries, local and foreign corporate heads, and many others took part in this tournament.

Lt Col Golam Mohemain became the champions in the men’s category while Luna Sarker emerged as champions in the women’s category.

Ambassadors of India, Pakistan, Turkey, Brazil, Kosovo, Japan, Netherlands, Sweden, and Bhutan took part in the tournament.

“It will be easier to exchange ideas, socialization, culture, and friendship through golfing. Besides, a bond of harmony among us will be formed amid such an event,” the organizers of the event said.