Saleem Samad of DOT
The Tour Operators Association of Bangladesh (TOAB) and Tour Operators Association of Assam (TOAA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly promote the tourism spots.
Both TOAB and TOAA will jointly launch a website soon which will provide detailed information about the tourism spots of Bangladesh and Assam.
A release from Assistant High Commissioner of Bangladesh stated that both the parties will form a committee to draw a marketing plan, develop tourism package at a discounted rate, and promote tourism spots of each other.
The two associations will also collaborate with the government of both the countries for improving safety, security and immigration facilities of the tourists, the release added.
Shah Mohammad Tanvir, Assistant High Commissioner of Bangladesh in Guwahati, state capital of Assam said that tourism is a good sector for strengthening relationship between Bangladesh and northeast India. Tanvir also said that medical, academic and religious tourism are the most important tourism packages of both the countries.
TOAA was formed with an objective to unite all the stake holders of tourism in Assam to facilitate a common goal of tourism development in the state.