Saudi interested to invest in BD tourism sector...

Dhaka, Monday   01 March 2021

Saudi interested to invest in BD tourism sector

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 10:23 PM, 18 February 2021  

Saudi interested to invest in BD tourism sector

Saudi interested to invest in BD tourism sector

Saudi investors are interested to invest $5 billion in various sectors, including tourism. Saudi Arabia’s investment in Bangladesh's tourism sector will be welcomed, said State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism M Mahbub Ali.

“Working together with the Saudi financier for expansion of Bangladesh tourism alongside the aviation industry will be jubilant for us,” Mahbub said.

He made the comment while Saudi Ambassador to Bangladesh Essa Yussef Essa Al Dulaihan called on him at the secretariat today.

Assuring working tighter in the uplifting aviation sector, the envoy said Saudi investors want to finance near about 5 billion US Dollar in tourism sectors in Bangladesh.

The state minister conveyed gratitude to Saudi authority for extending support to Bangladeshi expat workers there during Covid-19 pandemic, a press release said.

Mahbub also urged the envoy to take back 86 thousand Bangladeshi workers who got new Visas.

By praising the current development spree under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Al Dulaihan said the bilateral relationship between two countries is profound and strong.

During the meeting, Civil Aviation and Tourism secretary Md. Mokammel Hossain was also present, among others.