Tourism Day

The World Tourism Day observed

MNA Feature Desk: The World Tourism Day 2018 was celebrated in the city and elsewhere in the country with the theme ‘Tourism and the digital transformation’. A colourful rally was brought out in the city on Thursday morning marking the day.

The rally started from Matsya Bhaban intersection at 8:30am and ended at TSC intersection in Dhaka University campus.

Civil aviation and tourism minister AKM Shahjahan Kamal, among others, spoke at the rally highlighting the importance of the day.

Members of the Tour Operators Association of Bangladesh, Aviation and Tourism Journalists’ Forum of Bangladesh (ATJFB), a platform of journalists covering aviation and tourism affairs, Bangladesh Tourism Board (BTB), Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation and other stakeholders took part in the rally.

The government and different organisations have chalked out various programmes to celebrate the day. President Abdul Hamid and prime minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate messages marking the day.

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