Padma Bridge package tour inaugurated
Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation's package tour titled "Dream Padma Bridge Visit" was launched today (July 22).
State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism, Mahbub Ali, inaugurated the package tour in a programme at the Parjatan Bhaban this afternoon.
The package tour will be conducted regularly every Friday and Saturday.
With this trip, tourists will be able to enjoy the beauty of Padma Bridge in the daylight, as well as in the evening and at night.
Interested travelers can confirm booking by contacting Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation at 01941666444, 01300439617 and 02-41024218.
While inaugurating the package tour, the state minister said that the construction of the Padma Bridge has opened the door for the development of tourism in the southern part of the country.
Domestic and foreign tourists will now be able to visit Kuakata beach, Sundarbans, and other tourist spots in the southern region in a short time, he said, adding that various tourism facilities will be created on both sides of Padma Bridge through Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation.
The junior minister also said that Padma Bridge is part of our history, adding that the bridge has given the Bangalee nation a place of special pride and dignity in the world.
As a result of the construction of this bridge under the strong leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the economy of the entire country, including southern part, will prosper, he said.
Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry Secretary Md Mokammel Hossain, Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation Chairman Md Ali Kadar, Bangladesh Tourism Board Acting Chief Executive Officer Abu Tahir Md Jaber and different stakeholders of tourism sector were present in the event.