The first-ever Bangladesh Youth Games-2018 organised by Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) will come to end on Friday through a colourful closing ceremony at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.
Finance Minister AMA Muhith will declare the closure of the weeklong 21-disciplne sports meet in the evening.
BOA President and Army Chief General Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Huq will give the vote of thanks at the closing ceremony while State Minister for Youth and Sports Dr Biren Shikder will also speak on the occasion.
The closing ceremony will begin at 6:55 pm with the march past of the participating athletes of eight divisions followed the audio-visual display of different games and opening ceremony.
All the stadium gates will open at 4pm to accommodate some 14,000 spectators.
Prior to the mandatory part of the ceremony, the game’s most attractive competitions – boys’ and girls’ 100-metre sprints – will be held in the evening in front of the invited guests and later, the prizes of the country’s fastest boy and girl will be handed over.
The closing ceremony, which features entrance and departure of the game mascot with games theme song, cultural show and display, will end through extinguishing the game flame at 8:42 pm.unb