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  Volume: XXIV, Issue No. 11 January 16-31, 2015  


Sylhet, the most visited tourist district of the country
_A Monitor Report Sylhet : Located on the picturesque Surma valley, covered with scenic tea gardens, lush green tropical forests and crisscrossed by numerous rivers, hill destination Sylhet is a special tourist destination of the country. Laid between towering hills, the Khasia and Jainta to the north and the Tripura hills to the south, Sylhet breaks the monotony of the flat Ganges plains and often termed as the Queen of the Hills. No matter what you're a Bangladeshi, or a foreigner, you shou. More...
Tourism can help remove poverty
Menon says at Jaflong BPC motel opening Tourism can help remove poverty _A Monitor Report Sylhet : Tourism industry is a multidimensional industry. Developing this industry will help eradicate poverty from the country. Rashed Khan Menon, Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism said this while inaugurating a motel constructed by Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation (BPC) at Jaflong in Sylhet on January 13. Imran Ahmed, MP, and Sazzadul Hasan, Divisional Commissioner, Sylhet also spoke on the occas. More...
Bhutan strives for balance as tourism drives its economy
_A Monitor Report Thimphu : As it ushers in "Visit Bhutan Year" in the hope of boosting tourism, the tiny mountainous country in South Asia faces the challenge of finding a balance between getting its economy back on track and preserving its unique culture and environment. No doubt, tourism has been a major source of income for this isolated landlocked Buddhist kingdom known for its unique and unspoiled landscape and culture. And as Bhutan looks forward to getting out of the economic doldru. More...
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