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Tourism fair begins on Thursday

FE REPORT | September 19, 2023 00:00:00

A three-day regional tourism fair will begin in the capital city of Dhaka on Thursday with an eye to giving an impetus to the country's tourism sector.

The fair styled '10th Asian Tourism Fair and Bangladesh Tourism Development Summit 2023' kicked off at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre.

Parjatan Bichitra, a tourism-based magazine, with the support of the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism (MoCAT), is hosting the event.

According to organisers, around 150 local and international tourism-related businesses, including tour operators, airlines and hoteliers, will participate and offer their services for local and overseas travellers.

The fair will remain open to visitors from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm every day.

Md Mahbub Ali, state minister for civil aviation and tourism, is expected to inaugurate the fair as the chief guest.

Bangladesh Investment Development Authority is the strategic partner of the event and the National Skill Development Authority as the skills partner.

Different organisations, including a2i, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Eastern Bank PLC and Intercontinental Dhaka are supporting the event.

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