BSS-36 Tourism, financial capacity closely interlinked: Khalid

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Tourism, financial capacity closely interlinked: Khalid

DHAKA, Sept 11, 2020 (BSS) – State Minister for Cultural Affairs KM Khalid today said the tourism industry and financial capacity are closely linked.

“Tourism industry and financial capacity are closely linked. Despite the global epidemic caused by COVID-19, economic growth of Bangladesh is still enviable,” he said.

He was speaking at a programme of the Women Standing Committee of the Bangladesh Tourism Explorers Association (BTEA) organised by the BTEA at Spectra Convention Centre in city’s Gulshan area as the chief guest.

He said Bangladesh today is a role model of development in the whole world under the efficient, strong and far-sighted leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, daughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

BTEA Chairman Shahidul Islam Sagar presided over the function while lawmaker and member of Standing Committee on Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism Sayeda Rubina Akter and Additional Secretary of the Ministry of Finance Perzada Shahidul Harun were present as special guests.

BSS/PR/SRH/RY/21:15 hrs