The Central European country is also interested in collaborating with Bangladesh to build an attractive tourism sector
The Swiss government wants to operate regular flights to and from Bangladesh to promote trade between the two countries, marking 50 years of bilateral relations.
Swiss Ambassador to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard made the proposal to State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md Mahbub Ali at a meeting at the Secretariat on Wednesday.
First encounter with the State Minister of Civil Aviation & Tourism, Md. Mahbub Ali. As our bilateral ties 🇧🇩🇨🇭are strengthening, transport & #tourism are certainly areas to explore. Personally, I will continue to travel & discover this beautiful country #Bangladesh! #SwissinBD pic.twitter.com/RQyhlVGurX— Ambassador Nathalie Chuard (@SwissAmbBD) October 6, 2021
The envoy also expressed her government's interest in collaborating with Bangladesh to build an attractive tourism sector.
Earlier on Tuesday, Vietnam's Ambassador to Bangladesh Pham Viet Chien also expressed his country’s desire to establish air connectivity with Bangladesh and promote tourism.
Meanwhile, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Undertakings on Monday recommended setting up various facilities, including dedicated casinos for foreign tourists, at tourist spots under a master plan through combining the sites of Hotel Shaibal, Motel Probal and Motel Upal in Cox's Bazar.