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Economic Policy Statement by Prime Minister

We have not been able to make the best utilization of our tourist resources. We need to create a productive and result oriented tourism industry and not one driven by numbers alone." Download Full Speech

Sri Lanka Tourism To Take-off Seasonal Celebrations

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority together with other tourism institutions under the Ministry organized the ‘Tourism Fest with the spirit of Christmas’ from 19th to 23rd December 2015 .


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Sri Lanka and Thailand sign a MOU Joint Action Programme on Tourism

Sri Lanka and Thailand signed a joint action program for the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on bilateral cooperation in theof tourism at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on March 09 2016. Minister of Tourism Development and Christian Affairs John Amaratunga signed the agreement on behalf of Sri Lanka in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister in Charge of Economic Affairs of Thailand Dr. SomkidJatusripitak and Mr.MangalaSamaraweera, Minister ofForeign Affairs.