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July 6, 2008
BSWA rally celebrates International Sports Journalists' Day

More than 350 sports journalists, sportsmen and women and sporting officials marched through the streets of Dhaka to commemorate International Sports Journalists' Day 2008. Photo/BSWA

By Sarwar Hossain

President Bangladesh Sports Writers Association

DHAKA, July 6, 2008 - The two-day program of Bangladesh Sports Writers Association to celebrate the International Sports Journalist Day ended yesterday with a colourful rally through the streets of the national capital.

Players, sports organisers & journalists from the sports media all attended the rally which had an early start at 7am from the University of Dhaka and ended at the National Hockey Stadium.

Participants carried colourful placards and banners bearing anti-drug and anti-smoking slogans.

Around 350 people attended the rally and all were in a cheerful mood. Mr Nurul Fazal, Director of Exim Bank inaugurated the rally. President of the Bangladesh Sports Writers Association, Sarwar Hossain, and General Secretary Rafiqul Islam were also present.

Pepsi Cola was the major sponsor of the program.

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