Published on : Tuesday, August 22, 2017
On September 17th, a 16 member team from Bangladesh will pay visit to the state of Assam. The team has confirmed its appointment with the purpose of endorsing and sharing a common understanding on aspects like culture, religion, and the people of Assam and Bangladesh. At the Bangladesh International Tourism Fair or BITF, one of the biggest tourism fair in Bangladesh this decision was taken in which a delegation of Assam Tourism Development Corporation (ATDC) Ltd. also took part.
BITF took place from August 10th to 12th. In this fair, approximately 160 stakeholders related to the tourism industry with their delegates showcasing 15 foreign countries had participated in the fair. Rasheed Khan Menon, the Minister of Civil Aviation & Tourism, Bangladesh had inaugurated the fair. Navadeep Kalita, the Vice-Chairman of ATDC Ltd said while delivering the speech at the inaugural function and gave a quick look on the wide array of places in Assam that can easily be transformed into potential tourism hub for the South-East Asian countries along with the visitors across the world.
The delegates were requested to visit the Assam Tourism Stall to talk with the officials of the Assam Tourism. Moitreyee Das and Manas Pratim Thakur, Tourist Information Officers and Hiran Kumar Saikia, Assistant Tourist Information Officer were the eminent members of the Assam Tourism team. The team headed by Navadeep Kalita had detailed discussions with the Bangladeshi officials in terms of visitor inflow to the State, as mentioned in a press release.