BOA observes National Mourning Day in Turkey
DHAKA, Aug 16, 2022 (BSS) - Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) observed the National Mourning Day and 47th martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at games village on the Selchuk University campus in Konya, Turkey on Monday in a befitting manner.
The BOA organized a discussion and doa mahfil with the participation of the members of the Bangladesh team participating in the ongoing 5th Islamic Solidarity Games at Konya athletics village under the direction of chief of the mission Siraj Uddin Mohammad Alamgir.
BOA secretary general Syed Shahed Reza, who was present as the chief guest on the occasion, remembered the emotional memories of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, said a BOA press release.
A special munajat was offered seeking eternal peace of the departed souls of Bangabandhu and other family members, who faced martyrdom on the fateful night of August 15 in 1975.
Bangladesh Archery Federation’s general secretary Kazi Rajib Uddin Ahmed Chapal, BOA director general brigadier general (Retd) Fakhruddin Haider were present as special guests.
The players and coaches of various disciplines of the Bangladesh team also participated in the doa mahfil.