SLAITO Welcomes the Extension of the Saubagya Loan Scheme

9th November, 2020 News and Updates

The Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators (SLAITO) shared their gratitude towards President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister & Finance Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa for the lifeline provided by extending the grace period of the Central Bank-backed 4% Saubagya Working Capital Loan Scheme from six to nine months. In order to effectively revive the industry, a further request was made to look into the possibility of opening up borders for tourism in a controlled manner whilst conforming with all the health and safety guidelines provided by the COVID Task Force and Ministry of Health.

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