Published on : Monday, September 13, 2021
A five-year-plan will be put into practice to create the tourism industry of Sri Lanka that’s experiencing challenges produced during the pandemic and post pandemic times, Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga said.
Under this tourism strategic plan, steps will be taken to perk up the tourism sector of Sri Lanka for the coming five years with a long term view towards the tourism vision in 2025. Ranatunga, the tourism minister of Sri Lanka, commented when he met the representatives of Ukraine tourism and travel organization yesterday at the Ukraine Hilton hotel.
At present, the Minister is on an official visit to Ukraine to take part in a tourism promotional campaign arranged by the Tourism Development Authority together with the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau.
The Minister expressed his gratitude to the representatives of tourism and travel organisation for their support to execute the pilot project of bringing the tourists from Ukraine to Sri Lanka under the travel bubble during the pandemic.
2,258 Ukraine, Russian and Kazakhstan tourists under this project have visited Sri Lanka and only nine tourists among them have tested positive for the COVID-19.
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