Menon urges pvt sector to invest in tourism sector


Staff Reporter
Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon today urged the private sector to build resorts and motels across the country under public private partnership for further flourishment of the country’s tourism sector.

“The government is committed for proper development of the tourism sector and currently we are encouraging private sector to invest more in the leisure industry.” he said while speaking at a view-exchange meeting on tourism development here.

The minister said numbers of motels and resorts have already been built at different tourist destinations of the country and many more are under construction. “It’s not possible to develop tourism sector without making significant investment,” he said.

Later, the minister laid foundation stone of Herbaria Jamindarbari eco park here.

Member of Parliament of Narail-2 constituency Advocate Sheikh Hafizur Rahman also spoke on the occasion.