The launching of the 1st ever “Bangladesh Sports Directory” was held at the Monalisa Ballroom at the La Vinci Hotel, Dhaka on February 27, 2012 with the patronization of AB Bank Limited and the initiation of Sports Vision Limited. The Chief Guest of the ceremony was Mr. G M Quader, Commerce Minister, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. The honorable Chairman of AB Bank Limited Mr. M. Wahidul Haque has graced the occasion with his presence as Special Guest. Mr. M. Fazlur Rahman, President and Managing Director (Acting) and Mr. B. H. Khan, Deputy Managing Director of AB Bank Limited along with Mr. Saiful Bari, Chief Advisor, ATN Bangla, Mr. Mahbubul Anam, Senior Vice President, Bangladesh Cricket Board, Mr. Motiur Rahman Chowdhury, Editor, The Daily Manab Zamin, Captain Saifur Rahman, Chairman, Sports Vision Limited and Dr. Anupam Hossain, Managing Director, Sports Vision Limited and Editor, Bangladesh Sports Directory, were also present at the ceremony.
“Bangladesh Sports Directory” highlighted the persons associated with the Ministry of Youth & Sports, National Sports Council (NSC), Olympic Association, Bangladesh Krira ShikhaProtishtan (BKSP), Sports Federations & Associations, Divisional & District Sports Association, Leading Sporting Clubs as well as Sports Journalists of Print and Electronic Media, Sports Analysts and Commentators, Trainers of physical education department of Leading Universities, Schools.
The Chief Guest honorable Commerce Minister of Bangladesh ascribed the importance of public and private support in the sports sector and requested everyone associated with sports sector to work together to bring significant changes in the Sports sector and thus enhance the country’s image. He believes “Bangladesh Sports Directory” is an outstanding effort that will establish a wonderful and strong network among the people of the Sports sector of Bangladesh. In the speech of Special Guest, Honorable Chairman of AB Bank Limited, Mr. M. Wahidul Haque vastly admired excellent steps of Sports Vision Limited in eccentric sportive activities such as Adventure Sports, Sports Tourism and so on in his speech.