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OIC announces Tk130cr grant to preserve historic mosques in Bangladesh

  • Published at 12:56 am February 7th, 2018
OIC announces Tk130cr grant to preserve historic mosques in Bangladesh
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has announced a grant of Tk130 crore to preserve 80 ancient, historic mosques in Bangladesh. The organization has also said it will set up a training centre in a bid to create a skilled workforce in the country’s tourism sector. Civil Aviation and Tourism Secretary SM Ghulam Farooq disclosed the OIC’s plans at a press briefing on Tuesday, after emerging from the concluding session of the three-day 10th Islamic Conference of Tourism Ministers (ICTM).
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Bangladesh Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister AKM Shahjahan Kamal was elected new chairman of the ICTM. Addressing the press conference, Shahjahan said: “Dhaka has been recognized as an “Islamic Tourism City” in the 10th edition of ICTM. This recognition will help expand our tourism business and create new investment opportunities. “Saudi Arabia has already expressed its interest in investing in Bangladesh’s hospitality business.”
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ICTM is a registered entity of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). The aim of this year’s ICTM is to showcase Bangladesh’s Islamic cultural heritage to the Muslim countries across the globe.  This article was first published on banglatribune.com  
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