The Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation (BPC) has identified more than 800 tourist spots in eight divisions of the country.
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism gave the information during its meeting at Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban on Sunday, reports BSS.
The committee members discussed in detail the Bangladesh Travel Agency (Registration and Control) Act, 2013, the utilisation of the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism’s budget for 2020-2021 and the steps taken by the ministry to prevent the global coronavirus epidemic.
It was informed at the meeting that Taka 702.1 million has been allocated in the Annual Development Programme (ADP) for 8 projects of Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation in the current financial year.
Committee Chairman RAM Obaidul Moktadir Chowdhury presided over the meeting with the presence of committee members State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism M Mahbub Ali, Anwar Hossain Khan, Ashek Ullah Rafiq and Syeda Rubina Akter.