June 8, 2022
DHAKA – The Parliament today passed “Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation (Amendment) Bill-2022” aiming at strengthening the corporation, and expand its scope to develop the tourism industry.
State Minister for Civil Aviation M Mahbub Ali placed the bill in the House which was unanimously passed by voice vote.
Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury presided over the sitting at that time.
The definition of a tourist has been changed in the draft law. According to the existing law, a person spending more than 24 hours but less than six months away from home for travel or leisure purposes is considered a tourist.