Gouripur (Mymensingh): The World Tourism Day was observed in Gouripur upazila of Mymensingh district in a befitting manner on Thursday aiming to raise awareness among the people about the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political and economic values.
Marking the day, Creative Association, ACECC Association, The Electoral Committee for Birangana Sakhina Silver Pen Award and other organisations chalked out various programmes, including a human chain, rally and discussion meetings.
'Tourism and the digital transformation'.was the theme of the day, fixed by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).
A human chain was held at Dhan Mahal in the town of Gouripur around 4 pm for emphasizing the need of upgrading Gouripur upazila into a tourism attraction.
Acting Upazila AL President Dr. Helal Uddin, AL aspirant for Mp nomination, Upazila Vice Chairman Rabeya Islam Doly, Upazila CPB General Sercatary Md Harun Al Bari. correspondents of different journals, Md Raish Uddin, Raihan Uddin Sarker, Rakibul Islam Rakib, Dilip Kumar Das. Upazila Udichir General Sercatary Obaidur Rahman. Dr.AKM Mahfuzul Haque, Poura Sajan Samabesh President Shamal Ghosh and Harun-ur- Rashid, among others, spoke highlighting the importance of the day.