Russian journalist, writer and blogger George Zotov recently said Bangladesh can be an ideal place for Russian tourism lovers.
“As there are currently restrictions on Russian citizens traveling to Europe, Bangladesh could be one of the tourist destinations for Russians in Asia,” he said.
George Zotov had a private discussion with journalists at a restaurant in Segun Bagicha, where he shared his experience of travelling to Bangladesh.
Director of Russian House in Dhaka Maxim Dobrokhotrov and Co-Chairman of CIS BCIC and Global Explore Ltd. Its managing director HM Saif Ali Khan was also present at that time.
George Zotov visited Bangladesh’s Sundarbans, Cox’s Bazar and the country’s heritage sites.
He said that he has traveled to about 97 countries of the world. But nowhere did find such a friendly country like Bangladesh.
As there are currently restrictions on Russian citizens traveling to Europe, Bangladesh could be one of the tourist destinations for Russians in Asia, he added.
Zotov greatly appreciated the sincerity of the people of Bangladesh. Even though the people of Bangladesh are poor, they are very friendly.
“Bangladesh tourism industry has huge potential. Food prices in Bangladesh are also low compared to other countries. Moreover, the security here is also very good,” he said.