BCB gets land for stadium in Cox's Bazar
Published: 2013-02-28 18:09:35.0 BdST Updated: 2013-02-28 18:17:13.0 BdST
The government on Thursday granted land for construction of an international stadium in the seaside resort of Cox's Bazar.
During an inter-ministerial meeting for the World Twenty20, scheduled for March next year, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina directed the civil aviation authority to hand over the coastal town's golf course to the Bangladesh Cricket Board.
"The decision to build a stadium in Cox's Bazar was among the primary decisions taken during the meeting," Sports Secretary Noor Mohammad said.
"The land belongs to the civil aviation authority, so the BCB will sit with them to build the ground. They will understand the technical issues better. The Sports Ministry will also assist in whichever way necessary."
Bangladesh wants to host the women’s section of the mega international event in the town, which boasts having the longest sea beach in the world.
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