Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation (Govt. Tourism Organization) is the pioneer of tourism development in Bangladesh. Since independence of our beloved motherland, the father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as a reflection of his visionary leadership created this organization with Presidential Order (P.O.) no-143 in November 1972, which commences its function on 1st January 1973. Since its inception, this organization has been putting in best effort to promote and develop tourism as an industry and market the tourism products of Bangladesh. This organization has been entrusted with duel role – ‘promotion and development’ of tourism industry as well as ‘creation and operation’ of various tourism facilities across the country since its establishment.
Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation (BPC) is the National Tourism Organization (NTO). It was established in November 1972 by the order of the President Act 143 and commenced its function in 1973. It is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism.