World Tourism Day today
Published: 09:19 AM, 27 September 2021 Updated: 12:38 PM, 27 September 2021
World Tourism Day is being observed in the country on Monday like elsewhere in the world focusing the inclusive growth in the global travel and leisure arena.
This year, the theme of the day is 'Tourism for Inclusive Growth'.
The government and different organisations have chalked out various programmes, maintaining the health protocols due to the Covid-19 pandemic, to celebrate the day.
To mark the day, Bangladesh Tourism Corporation will organize a cooking show at 9am at the Parjatab Bhaban in the city's Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area while Bangladesh Tourism Board (BTB) will hold a discussion at 9:30 am at the same venue.
Later, the BTB will bring out a horse carriage rally from the venue and parade different streets of the city.
President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued separate messages on the eve of the day wishing all-out success of the programmes marking the day.