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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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Asian Bishops' Conference in Sri Lanka

A cheque for Rs. 10 million was handed over to the Catholic Church in Sri Lanka to be used towards hosting the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conference from the 28th of November to the 4th of December in Negombo.

The Minister of Tourism Development, Lands and Christian Religious Affairs John Amaratunga and Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake jointly presented the cheque to His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith at Archbishop’s House in Colombo this morning.