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Bashundhara Cup Golf Tournament concludes today

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 22 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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Bashundhara Cup Golf Tournament concludes today
Participants of the ‘Bashundhara Cup Golf Tournament-2022’ pose for a photo during the inaugural day of the tournament at the Bhatiary Golf and Country Club (BGCC) in Chattogram on Friday. —Rabin chowdhury

CHATTOGRAM: The two-day long ‘Bashundhara Cup Golf Tournament-2022’ will be concluded at the Bhatiary Golf and Country Club (BGCC) in Chattogram today.

Bashundhara Bitumen, a concern of the country’s leading business conglomerate Bashundhara Group is sponsoring the event.

A total of 222 golfers from home and abroad are taking part in the tournament.

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 24th Infantry Division and also the Area Commander for Chattogram Major General Md. Saiful Abedin will officially inaugurate the tournament today while Managing Director of Bashundhara Group Sayem Sobhan Anvir will distribute prizes among the winners in the afternoon.

“Country’s leading industrial group ‘Bashundhara Group’ always extends their supports in various sport events in the country,” BGCC Chief Executive Officer Lieutenant Colonel (retd) Md Toufiqul Islam said.

“The group has given sponsorship for organising this golf tournament for the first time at the BGCC and it’s the second-largest golf course of the country,” he said.

The CEO expected that the business group will keep continuing its support for the development of golf in the country in the coming days to encourage the golfers.

“I think their support will surely help us to organise more tournaments for the professionals so that they can do well on the international stage,” he said. 

Bashundhara Group Assistant General Manager (AGM- Brand Communication) Md Saiful Islam Rubel said that ‘Bashundhara Group’ is a sports-loving family and has been promoting various sports like football, cricket, badminton, and golf across the country since a long time.

“The group has a great contribution in taking the country’s football to the current stage,” Saiful said.

“The group always tries to do something for the development of the country’s sports. They came up with this golf tournament in Chattogram for the first time and will take the golf to a new height through its sponsorship,” he concluded.