According to official figures, Sri Lanka recorded a total of 47,120 tourists in the first 20 days of December, surpassing November’s number, reports Xinhua news agency.
Ranatunga said that in an effort to increase the month-on-month growth rate of tourist arrivals, promotions will be launched by the Tourism Ministry and the national carrier SriLankan Airlines, in cities across the globe.
The Minister said these promotions will be carried out through social media, and at international conferences and exhibitions as well.
The government has said that it will declare 2022 as the Visit Sri Lanka Year. –