Welcome to the Official Website of Bangladesh Tourist Police
Tourism plays a vital role in the socio-economic development in many countries of the world including Bangladesh. During the last four decades, there have been radical improvements in the development and growth of tourism. In the new millennium, it has become the prime source of earning foreign currency, investment, poverty alleviation and job opportunities. Along with other sectors, tourism has started playing its prospective role towards the development process of Bangladesh. Total contribution of tourism sector in our GDP is almost 3%. About 15 lakh people are directly employed by this sector. Recognizing the importance of this sector in future in Bangladesh economy, the present government under the dynamic leadership of the Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, has not only created the basic infrastructural development to boost this sector up, but simultaneously in order to ensure security and safety of the tourists and also to protect the environmental and ecological sustainability created the Tourist Police under the umbrella of the Bangladesh Police. Broad objectives of Tourist Police have been identified as a) Fostering the development of tourism, b) To create a hassle free, secure, safe and memorable experiences to all tourists.