Over 11,000 tourists visit SL within four days: Russians top list
Posted on January 6th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror

A total number of 11,380 tourists had arrived in the island in the first four days of the new year Russian tourists head the list with 2,032 visitors, Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga said.

Moreover, 1,809 tourists, from India, 1,041 from Ukraine, 775 from Germany, 709 from the UK, 506 from Kazakhstan, 506 from the Maldives, 420 from Australia, 414 from France and 282 from Poland were among those arrived in the first four days of January.

The minister said 194,888 tourists have arrived in the country in the year 2021 after the reopening of the country.

The Minister said that only 1,682 tourists have visited Sri Lanka in January 2021.

He said steps will be taken to make this year, the best year for the tourism industry.(Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya)

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