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New tourism organization launched

The Bangladesh Monitor, the country’s premier travel and tourism fortnightly, launched an organization, Monitor Foundation, at a ceremony at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka yesterday, said a statement.

The new organization’s main objective is to improve Bangladesh’s image at home and abroad.

Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister GM Quader was the chief guest on the occasion.

Raquib Siddiqi, a noted journalist, is the chairman and Kazi Wahidul Alam, a tourism expert and editor of The Bangladesh Monitor, is the executive director of the Monitor Foundation.

Alam said: “Bangladesh is a country full of immense tourism and foreign direct investment potentials. The foundation will work together with the ministries of civil aviation and tourism, foreign affairs, youth and sports and culture besides various trade bodies and individuals to build up the country’s image to develop tourism.”

This article is quoted from Daily Star, Star Business Desk . The article was originally published on 2009-11-1.

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