Thursday, September 19, 2019 | ePaper
BOA to observe â€˜Olympic Day Runâ€™ today
The Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) will observe the â€˜Olympic Day Run 2019â€™ in the capital and other districts and divisional headquarters today (Sunday) as a part of the IOC's global program to popularize the Olympic movement.
To celebrate the day, the BOA has taken a day-long program beginning to celebrate the "Olympic Day" in a benefiting manner with the slogan: "Move, Learn, Discover.".
The Day Run will start from Bangladesh Shishu Academy at 7 am and terminate at the Bangabandhu National Stadium (BNS) after passing through secretariat, zero point, GPO, BNS gate no 1 and BNS torch gate. State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell MP is expected to be present in the Day Run rally as the chief guest.
Participation in the "Olympic Day Run" will remain open to all sports-loving people.
A cultural program, to be performed by army orchestra team, will also be held after the Day Run rally at the BNS.
The BOA will also arrange a seminar on the same day afternoon at the BOA auditorium.
Youth and Sports Ministry's acting Secretary Jafar Uddin is expected to present in the seminar as the chief guest.