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Tourism Master Plan formulation kicks off

20 January, 2020 12:00 AM printer

The government on Sunday formally launched formulation of much-awaited “Tourism Master Plan” for next 20 years, aspiring to turn the travel and leisure sector into the 3rd largest economic engine of Bangladesh after garments and remittance.

The tourism master plan, to be completed by June next year, is expected to create a distinctive brand image of Bangladesh as a popular tourist destination in the world in line with the country’s Vision 2041, to become a developed nation.

Besides, the master plan will contribute to the economic transformation of Bangladesh and achievement of the Sustainable Development goals (SDGs), reports BSS.

This was revealed today at the official kick-off meeting regarding tourism master plan formulation at CIRDAP auditorium in the city where State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md Mahbub Ali spoke as the chief guest.

The plan will be based on sustainable development of existing and new tourism products without interrupting the cultural diversity, lifestyle and beliefs.


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