Guliakhali Sea Beach declared as tourist reserve
Published: 04:55 PM, 10 January 2022
Guliakhali Sea Beach; Photo: Daily Bangladesh
The Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism has declared 259.10 acres of Guliakhali Sea Beach in Sitakunda as a tourist reserve.
This information was given in a circular signed by Shyamoli Nabi, deputy secretary of the ministry, on the order of the President on Monday.
It is said that the development and development of the tourism industry in 259.10 acres area of Khas Khatian No. 1 in the Guliakhali beach area in Sitakunda upazila of Chattogram district are being hampered or is likely to be further hampered in the future due to unplanned construction or any other activities.
Regarding this, for the purpose of planning, development and improvement of the tourism industry and service sector of Bangladesh and for construction of unplanned facilities or control of any other activities in tourism potential areas – this area has been declared as a Tourism Protected Area under Section 4 of Bangladesh Tourism Protected Areas and Special Tourism Zones Act, 2010.
Chattogram DC Mohammad Mominur Rahman said the Ministry of Private Aviation and Tourism has declared 259.10 acres of Guliakhali beach area as a tourist reserve by order of the President.
Located at the mouth of the river, this beach is also known as Muradpur beach. The distance from Sitakunda Bazar is five kilometers. It is completely different from other beaches in terms of nature and structure. On one side of the horizon is a pair of water bodies and on the other side is Keora forest.
The roots of the Keora tree can be seen around the canal flowing through the Keora forest. The vast expanse of green carpet across the beach makes it unique from other beaches. The narrow channel is curved through the middle of this green. Guliakhali beach is a unique place where birds, waves and wind meet.