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Front Page

Dhaka OIC City of Tourism

Sights on $243b Islamic tourism bonanza

PM Hasina for roadmap to tap potential

News Desk: Bangladesh boasts having world's largest contiguous mangrove forest and longest unbroken sea beach besides a repository of historical relics as general tourist attractions. Islamic legacies and relics related to Muslim monarchs and saints are special to the Islamic world-and the untapped potential of Islamic tourism is huge. Worldwide, a $243-billion worth of Islamic tourism is estimated. Much of the potential was portrayed Thursday at a celebration of the recognition of Dhaka as Islamic tourism city by the largest Muslim bloc of the world-the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation or OIC. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in her address to the gathering in Dhaka listed the tourist attractions, particularly those having Islamic heritage, while calling for the OIC mem...  read more>>

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BACK PAGE
PM for framing stricter law against rape
Prime Minister and Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina Thursday   read more>>
Dhaka, Seoul eye stronger investment, trade ties
Bangladesh and South Korea want to bring a momentum in   read more>>
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METROPOLIS
Strong partnership with youths important to achieve SDGs
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US envoy visits Jhalkathi
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BUSINESS
Call drop, poor internet connection worry users
News Report Even as mobile phone users continue to complain   read more>>
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SPORTS
Shakib, Mortaza have no replacements: Nazmul
Nazmul Hasan, Bangladesh Cricket Board's president, heaped praise on Mashrafe   read more>>
Hockey team leaves for Thailand today
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HOME
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INTERNATIONAL
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Nationwide raids to arrest thousands of members of families who   read more>>
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