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National TT meet begins on Thursday

DHAKA, Sept 12, 2017 (BSS) - The 4th South Bangla Agriculture National Junior (U-18) Table Tennis Championship will be held on September 14-18 at Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Indoor Stadium in the city.

Finance Minister AMA Muhith is expected to inaugurate the five-day meet as chief guest at 5 pm.

Hedayetullah Al Mamun, president of Bangladesh Table Tennis Federation (BTTF) and senior Secretary of Finance Ministry, will preside over the opening ceremony.

A total of 145 boys and 45 girl players from 25 boys teams and 14 girls teams respectively will take part in the championship, sponsored by South Bangla Agriculture and Commerce Bank Limited.

The events of the championship are boys' singles and doubles, girls' singles and doubles and boys' and girls' team event. The final of the competition is slated on September 17.

In this regards, a press conference was held on Tuesday at conference room of Bangabandhu National Stadium to provide all the details f the meet.

Bangladesh Table Tennis Federation (BTTF) vice presidents Jahangir Alam, and Saidul Haque Sadi, BTTF general secretary Khondakar Hasan Munir, tournament committee's convener ANM Amunul Islam Mamun, tournament committee's secretary Anwar Kabir Chowdhury, were among others present on the occasion.