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  Volume: XXIV, Issue No. 02 September 1-15, 2014  


Ruposhi Bangla Hotel closes for renovation Sept 1
_By Raquib Siddiqi Dhaka : The historic as well as iconic hospitality property in Bangladesh, now called Ruposhi Bangla Hotel, is scheduled to be shut down from today_ September 1, 2014- for renovation. Within the scope of renovation, there is no plan to demolish the existing building, an important property during the War of Liberation. If everything goes as scheduled, the hotel is going remain closed for a period of about 16 month and expected to re-appear following completion of extensive re. More...
Step taken to observe 2016 as Visit Bangladesh Year
_A Monitor Report Dhaka : The government has taken step to observe the year 2016 as the "Visit Bangladesh Year" to present tourism attractions of the country to the outside world in an organised manner. This was informally disclosed to The Bangladesh Monitor by Rashed Khan Menon, Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism. The decision regarding ?visit Bangladesh year? along with other important tourism related matters, were taken at a recent meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Tourism Affairs o. More...
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