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Age barrier lifted for Hajj pilgrimage
Dhaka, March 21: Age did not stop him from going to Hajj. The government of Saudi Arabia has removed the condition that the minimum age for Hajj must be 12 years. The Ministry of Religious Affairs announced this information in a circular on Monday, March 20.
Tourists leave Saint Martin by trawlers, speedboats
Dhaka, March 20: Due to adverse weather conditions, local warning signal No. 2 has been issued at sea, and tourist vessels have been suspended on the Teknaf-Saint Martin waterway. As a result, no tourist ship left for Saint Martin from Damdamiya Ghat in Teknaf on Sunday. As the weather was normal, hundreds of tourists left Saint Martin for Teknaf by trawler-speedboats on Sunday afternoon.
Attractive India tour packages at International Tourism Fair
Dhaka, March 4: The three-day long 11th Bangladesh Travel and Tourism Fair (BTTF) has started at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital. Various travel agencies have brought great packages for travelling to India in this international tourism fair till March 4.
Deadline for Hajj registration has been extended till February 28
Dhaka, February 22: The government has extended the deadline for Hajj registration till February 28.
Three new pairs of trains are being launched on three routes in the eastern region
Dhaka, January 31: Bangladesh Railway Eastern Zone has taken the initiative to launch three new pairs of trains on the Chittagong-Dhaka, Chittagong-Chandpur and Sylhet-Mymensingh routes of the Eastern Zone of Bangladesh Railway. Railway sources informed on Monday that the plan to launch three new pairs of intercity trains on these three routes has been taken up. Railway East has sent a proposal to the Ministry of Railways to run these trains.
Fare of Subarna Express hiked, effective from Jan 25
Dhaka, January 19: The fare of the non-stop train Subarna Express running on the Dhaka-Chittagong route has been increased. The fare of Snigdha seat (AC) has increased by Tk 80 and Shobhan chair (Non-AC) by Tk 25. This decision will be effective from January 25.
Tourist ships start operating on Teknaf-St Martin route after 10 months
Dhaka, January 14: Two tourist ships MV Parijat and MV Rajhansa left Teknaf for Saint Martin with 610 passengers. Passenger ship services were shut on that route for the last 10 months.
Cox's Bazar to be connected to rail network this year
Dhaka, January 9: Cox's Bazar, a tourist city, once had a dream to establish rail links with the rest of the country. The government is making that dream a reality. Chittagong's Dohazari to Cox's Bazar railway project is progressing rapidly with the target of completion in 2024. However, the project officials claim that tourists can travel to Cox's Bazar by train from June to October this year.
Dhaka-Narayanganj train service will be closed for three months from December 4
Dhaka, December 1: Bangladesh Railway has informed that train movement on Dhaka-Narayanganj railway will be temporarily stopped from December 4 to March 3. This information was informed in a press release signed by Md. Shariful Alam, senior information officer of the Ministry of Railways, on Wednesday (November 30).
Bangladesh to start direct flights to Luxembourg
Dhaka, November 29: Direct flights will operate on the Bangladesh-Luxembourg route. For this reason, the Cabinet has approved the draft agreement on bilateral aviation between Bangladesh and Luxembourg. This approval was given in the Cabinet meeting held at the Prime Minister's Office on Monday (November 28). Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presided over the meeting.
Country's largest launch inaugurated
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Nov 17: A luxury launch named MV Sundarban-16 has been inaugurated on the Barisal-Dhaka route.
Two and a half lakh Bangladeshis travelled to India in one year
Dhaka, November 16: India is a popular destination for Bangladeshi tourists for various reasons including medical, travel and vacation. And because of this, the number of Bangladeshis traveling to India is always high. 2021 was no exception. About two and a half lakh Bangladeshis went to India that year despite the Corona epidemic and various related restrictions. India's Ministry of Home Affairs has brought this information forward, Indian news agency PTI said in a report on Wednesday (November 16).
Sajek's popular tourist spot 'Helipad' closed to tourists
Dhaka, November 15: The authorities have announced the closure of the popular tourist spot 'Helipad' of Sajek, famous for clouds, due to the safety of the tourists. Tourists have expressed disappointment in this.
Biman flights on Dhaka-Narita route may start in March
Dhaka, November 14: Biman Bangladesh Airlines is planning to start flights on Japan's Narita route in March next year. The company has already made all kinds of preparations for operating flights on this route. Dhaka-Narita route flights will start after receiving the approval of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Bangladesh.
Tourists are being sent back from Bandarban
Dhaka, October 18: Tourists are being sent back from Milanchari area on Bandarban-Ruma road due to joint force operations. Tourists are returning from that road since Tuesday (October 18) morning.