Bangladesh to promote Arunachal Tourism | APTOA holds FAM tour to Arunachal and Assam

FAM tour an example

ITANAGAR (ANOS): Exploration of vast tourism potentials of this Himalayan state calls for pragmatic policy of the GoAP and proactive role of all stakeholders, particularly tour operators to enrich state coffer. APTOA chief adviser Wange, in this profession for last many decades, has set another example for others to emulate.

BOMDILA/GUWAHATI, Feb 06:  “I will soon start promoting North East states, Arunachal Pradesh in particular in Bangladesh”, said country’s Assistant High Commissioner (AHC) & Head of Mission His Excellency Ruhul Amin in India after conclusion of a six-day familiarization (FAM) tour of Bangladeshi tourists to Arunachal Pradesh and Assam on Monday.

A Tourism Conclave with business to business (B2B) meet will be organized at Guwahati followed by FAM Tour to Bangladesh, Amin announced during the concluding function.

PATA Bangladesh chapter general secretary Taufig Rahman, who led Bangladeshi tourists, said that the FAM tour to Bomdila, Dirang, Sangti, Mandala and Bhalukpong (Arunachal Pradesh) and Kaziranga, Tezpur and Guwahati (Assam) was very insightful and memorable. He lauded Union Ministry of Tourism (MoT) for sponsoring the trip, Arunachal Tourism for extending all possible support and Himalayan Holidays for managing the FAM tour.

MoT assistant director general BB Mukherjee and assistant director  V S Kumaran assured full cooperation to encourage inbound tourists from Bangladesh to North East and vice versa.

The FAM tour of Bangladeshi was conducted by North East India Tourism Confederation (NEITC) vice president-cum-Arunachal Pradesh Tour Operators Association (APTOA) chief adviser Tsering Wange along with NEITC executive members Elina Satpathy (Manipur) and Kundal Roy (Assam).

All delegates on their arrival at Guwahati Airport were welcomed by   India Tourism regional director (NE) Anil Oraw and accompanied them besides took part in an interactive at Bhalukpong.

West Zone All Arunachal Pradesh Transport Federation in-charge Barun Khaduju and Aka Hrusso Cultural Society president Miali Sidisow, while speaking, highlighted the rich cultural heritage of the state followed by cultural performance by Aka women troupe to the applause of Bangladeshi tourists, according to an APTOA release.

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