IBFB delegation meets Hon’ble Aviation Minister for discussion regarding tourism and civil aviation
A five member delegation from IBFB Chittagong Chapter led by Engr. Md. Shakhawat Hossain, Chairperson, IBFB-Chittagong Chapter and Managing Director, Western Marine Services Ltd. met with Mr. Muhammad Faruk Khan MP, Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism on 27 May 2012, in his office to discuss the issues regarding civil aviation and tourism in Chittagong.
The delegation spoke with the Minister about the starting of flights from Dhaka to Kolkata and Dhaka to Bangkok via Yangon as the local business people are facing much difficulty in travelling for business purposes to these destinations.
IBFB delegation also proposed the development of the tourism industry in Chittagong to attract more foreigners to the country. The city of Chittagongis already a major tourist attraction in Bangladesh and it has a potential of further development. An effort to help boost the tourism industry will be fruitful to the country.
The meeting ended with the Chairperson, IBFB-Chittagong Chapter thanking the Hon’ble Minister for giving his valuable time for the meeting and inviting him to visit the IBFB-Chittagong Chapter whenever he travels to the coastal city of Chittagong. The Hon’ble Minister accepted the invitation and assured them of visiting the office in the future when he is in Chittagong.