The program was decided in a meeting organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sports on Tuesday. However, there are no big surprises in that program. Greeting with flowers, Mishtimukha – these are the traditional ones. Abu Naim, general secretary of BAF, said, ‘Girls will be welcomed with flowers at the airport. They will be made sweet. Then a small press briefing. After finishing all this, the girls will be brought to Bafufe building in an open-top bus.’
Buses carrying girls from the airport will stop at Kakali, Jahangir Gate, Prime Minister’s Office, Vijay Sarani, Tejgaon, Mouchak, Kakrail, Arambagh, Motijheel Shapla Square at Buffe Bhavan. BAUF President Kazi Salauddin will welcome the girls in the building.
The sportsmen say that this is the first time in Bangladesh to welcome a sports team in an open-top bus. In 1997, after the national cricket team won the ICC trophy and qualified for the World Cup, they were given a grand reception at Manik Mia Avenue. However, the team came to the city from the airport in an air-conditioned bus.
BRTC sources said the roof of a BRTC double-decker bus was removed to accommodate Sabina. The footballers will be brought from the airport to Buffe Bhavan by this bus. The work of removing the roof went on all day yesterday. After the completion of this work at night, BRTC explained it to the event management company appointed by Ministry of Youth and Sports. The bus is then decorated.