Sports Desk: High Commissioner for Pakistan to Bangladesh, Mr. Imran Ahmed Siddiqui on Friday opened the first Pakistan Bangladesh Friendship Badminton tournament by unveiling the Tournament’s Trophy in Dhaka.
The tournament being played at Sports Complex in Purbachal, Dhaka is being played between twelve badminton teams from various embassies and UN bodies based in Dhaka.
Commenting on the objective of the event, the High Commissioner said that the tournament was part of series of events and activities the High Commission has been arranging to celebrate Pakistan Day.
Interacting with players, the High Commissioner expressed hope that the sporting event will help enhance goodwill and connectivity among the diplomatic missions besides fostering bonds of friendship between Pakistan and Bangladesh. Pakistan High Commission will continue to organise such tournaments with increased participation of all, he said.
Mr. Siddiqui appreciated the active participation of diplomatic missions and other organisations and wished good luck to the participating teams and players.