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Dhaka, Oct 12: The visa fee of USD 51 (Tk 5,600 in Bangladesh currency), along with the complicated and uncertain process, is affecting the tourism industry in Bangladesh. So the government is thinking of opening visa for foreigners to increase the number of tourists in the country. Initially, it is planned to replace their on-arrival visas with e-visas (online visas).
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Sept 27: Today is World Tourism Day. Like other countries in the world, the day is being celebrated today (Tuesday, September 27) through various programmes in Bangladesh.
Dhaka, October 26: Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation has identified more than 800 tourist spots in eight divisions of the country. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism has recommended that necessary steps be taken to ensure tourism facilities in those spots. The recommendation was made at a meeting of the parliamentary committee held at the parliament building on Sunday (October 25).
Dhaka, October 15: The government is working to celebrate the 50th anniversary of independence in 2021 with the aim of celebrating the tourism year. In this context, the government is taking various initiatives to ensure that at least 20,000 Malaysian tourists visit Bangladesh next year.