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Happy Birthday to Mother of Humanity
Happy Birthday to Mother of Humanity

Sikder Group, Bashundhara undertake a new venture - BICL to set up bag plant at Mongla Economic Zone.

Bashundhara Industrial Complex Limited Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir handing over a cheque for up-front payment to PowerPac Economic Zone (Pvt) Ltd Group Director John Haque Sikder as a Land Lease Agreement (LLA) was signed between the two companies at a city hotel on Sunday.





Football will not survive if I leave: BFF President

Football will not survive if I leave: BFF President

Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) President Kazi Salahuddin wants to triumph another BFF election on October 3 and become president for the fourth consecutive time. However, his foes are making various allegations of failure against him. In a recent interview with a national daily, Kazi Salauddin responded to the criticism against him.There are movements against you in different places. How do you see it?Kazi Salahuddin: All these are professional propaganda against me. This has been going on for four years. Those involved do not want elections. People allege that in your 12-yeat stint, Bangladesh’s football lagged further begind. What’s your take on that?Kazi Salahuddin: A group is spreading these things. Before I became the president of BFF, footballers used to get Tk 3 lakh from the club (in 2015 it was Tk 15-20 lakh), now they get Tk 50-60 lakh. Earlier league matches were held only in Dhaka. Now it is in 5-6 places. More corporate organizations have come to football as sponsors. Some businessmen are now spreading propaganda against me. But let me be clear, there are two ways to get me out of the federation. Either I resign, or I lose the election.You have a good reputation abroad as a president, in contrast to your own country. What can be the reason behind it?Kazi Salahuddin: Those who are doing this can say it well. I have kept football alive. If I leave, football will not survive. But a group wants to conspire against me.Why did your 'Vision 2020' of playing in the 2022 Qatar World Cup failed?Kazi Salahuddin: It failed because I can do no...

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Happy Birthday to Mother of Humanity
Happy Birthday to Mother of Humanity