SL aims to accelerate tourism promotion

Dilini Madushanki | Published: 7:02 PM Dec 2 2021
Local SL aims to accelerate tourism promotion

Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris has discussed accelerating the tourism promotion activities of the Sri Lanka Missions and Posts.

The FM, Minister of Tourism Prasanna Ranatunga and State Minister of Regional Cooperation Tharaka Balasuriya jointly addressed the Sri Lanka heads of mission and posts abroad at the Foreign Ministry in Colombo.  

Chairperson of Sri Lanka Tourism Kimarli Fernando made a detailed presentation on the wide range of tourism attractions in Sri Lanka and the way forward to increase the number of inbound tourists.

It was decided to vigorously promote tourism openings in several sectors including health, religion, food, environment, sports, film and music through the 66 Sri Lanka missions and posts in different parts of the world and review the progress on a monthly basis.  

Senior officials of the Foreign Ministry, Tourism Ministry and the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau also participated in the meeting while the heads of mission and posts of Sri Lanka joined in virtually.

Dilini Madushanki | Published: 7:02 PM Dec 2 2021

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