To commemorate their 50th year, Chittagong’s NabinMela organized the Advocate Golam Mostofa Table Tennis Tournament 2017 Powered by BM LP Gas at the M.A. Aziz Stadium Gymnasium. The event was inaugurated by Chittagong City Corporation Mayor and CJKS General Secretary AGM Nasiruddin.
The Special Guest was Chittagong Press Club President Kalim Sarwar and CJKS vice President Hafizur Rahman.
At the inauguration, Mayor AGM Nasiruddin said, “NabinMela is a historic organization in Chittagong. They have played an important role in sports, particularly table tennis. They have proven it again by organizing the Advocate Golam Mostofa Table Tennis Tournament.”
He expressed his respect towards Golam Mostofa and thanked such an initiative.
The Chittagong chapter of Bangladesh Table Tennis Federation organized the tournament. This three-day event is being participated by Bangladesh Biman, BKSP, Green Point City Club, Rangpur, Narail, Chittagong, Feni and Cox’s Bazar.
In addition, the Bangladesh Table Tennis Federation’s top ranking youth and female players. The tournament has doubles, and singles for men’s, boys and girls. The final will be on Saturday.
Chittagong Press Club President Kalim Sarwar said, “There’s no alternative to sports to keep the youth in line. NabinMela has taken a praiseworthy initiative. It will play an integral role in the country’s table tennis arena.”
Among others were present the tournament’s organizing committee’s chief Jamaluddin Babul, NabinMela club’s Advocate Golam Mostofa’s wife Fatema Begum, Senior President and CJKS Table Tennis Committee General Secretary Md. Morshed Alam, Karika’s special correspondent Saiful Islam, Igloo’s Regional Sales Manager Habibur Rahman, Chittagong Events Proprietor Md. Sahabuddin, table tennis national champion Dr. Manos Chowdhury and CJKS and NabinMela officials. Also present were organizers and players.
The main organizer is Karika. Powered by BM LP Gas, co-powered by Igloo Ice Cream. Chittagong Events is the event partner and hospitality partner is Paragong Technology, and Health partner is Epic. Beverage partner is PranFrooto. Media partners are Banglanews, Radio Today, Samakal, GTV and Daily Purbakan.
At the final on Saturday will be present Chittagong 9 Parliament Member Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu as the Chief Guest and Chittagong 16 Parliament Member Mostafizur Rahman Chowdhury and District Commissioner Md. Zillur Rahman Chowdhury, and Chittagong Police Commissioner Md. Iqbal Bahar.