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Cox's Bazar tourists witness final sunset of 2022

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Cox's Bazar is now buzzing with tourists who have flocked to the beach town to witness 2022's final sunset and welcome the New Year.

Tourists and locals enjoyed the last sunset of 2022 on the beach and bid farewell to 2022, reports UNB.

Masud Chowdhury and Samantha Rahman, a tourist couple from Narayanganj, said, "We welcome 2023 with a trip to Cox's Bazar to let go of disappointment, sadness, and pain."

Apart from the beach, tourists flock to the city's Burmese market, Himachari, Inani, Patuatek, and other tourist attractions.

Tourism businessmen, beach workers, and tourist police are busy hosting tourists.

Abul Kashem Sikder, general secretary of the Cox's Bazar Hotel Motel Guest House Owners' Association, said that some 90 per cent of rooms have already been reserved for the '31st Night' (New Year's Eve) celebration this year.

Executive Magistrate Masum Billah, in charge of the tourism cell of the district administration, said that like every year, hundreds of thousands of tourists have gathered at Cox's Bazar beach to welcome the year 2023.

Md. Zillur Rahman, police superintendent of Tourist Police, said that the tourist police have also taken several security measures to ensure the safety of tourists.

"Additional police will be deployed in Himchari, Inani, and Patuartek zones when the St. Martin cruise starts on January 1," he said.

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