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POST TIME: 6 February, 2018 00:00 00 AM
OIC tourism meet starts with official session
BSS

OIC tourism meet starts  with official session

The 10th Session of ICTM (Islamic Conference of Tourism Ministers) began in the capital yesterday with finalizing agendas for the OIC tourism ministers, who will sit together tomorrow to discuss various issues regarding Islamic tourism, reports BSS.

“Today, we the senior officials of participating OIC states finalised the agenda for the conference that will be officially inaugurated by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina,” CEO of Bangladesh Tourism Board (BTB) Dr Nasir Uddin told BSS after the senior official session.

High level representatives, including 15 tourism ministers of 30 OIC member states, will join the main discussion under the 10th ICTM theme “Promoting Regional Integration through Tourism” after the inauguration session.

Referring to the tradition of declaring two cities of OIC member countries as “Capital of Islamic Tourism” at every meeting of ICTM, the BTB chief said the name of Dhaka would be proposed this time to select as a capital of Islamic tourism either for 2019 or 2020.