Agartala, May 23, 2023, TRIPURATIMES Desk
Agartala, May 23: Former BCCI president and skipper of Indian cricket team accepted Tripura government’s proposal to become brand ambassador of the state’s tourism sector.
Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha confirmed this on social media followed by a telephonic discussion with Ganguly.
According to the Chief Minister, the participation of Ganguly will give a boost to the state’s tourism sector.
“It's a matter of great pride that former captain of Indian cricket team Shri Sourav Ganguly Ji has accepted our proposal to be the Brand Ambassador of Tripura Tourism. Had a telephonic conversation with him today. I am confident that Shri Ganguly Ji's participation will definitely give an impetus to the state's tourism sector,” the Chief Minister wrote.
Meanwhile, Minister for Tourism Sushanta Chowdhury on Tuesday met 'Dada' at the latter's residence in Kolkata and placed the proposal. They had elaborate discussions regarding the proposal.
According to Chowdhury, there is a need for a brand ambassador like Sourav Ganguly for promotion of the state’s tourism.
During his meeting with the former skipper of Indian cricket team, the Tourism minister was accompanied by secretary Uttam Kumar Chakma and director Tapan Kumar Das.
Meanwhile, Chowdhury after taking charge as the Tourism minister has been taking various initiatives to strengthen the Tourism sector.
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