News of the day

22 January, 2021 12:00 AM printer

News of the day

Sri Lanka will restrict daily visitor numbers to 2,500, tourism chief Kimarli Fernando said on Thursday, as it cautiously opened its doors to foreign tourists again after a 10-month coronavirus shutdown. The reopening comes despite a surge in Covid-19 cases and deaths, as authorities seek to revive a once-lucrative tourism sector devastated by the deadly 2019 Easter bombings and the pandemic.

 


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