Vaccination Drive to Ensure that Sri Lanka is One of the Safest Countries for Foreign Visitors

10th February, 2021 News and Updates

Prasanna Ranatunga, Tourism Minister addressing the Consultative Committee Meeting of the Ministry of Tourism stated that the country is seeing a gradual pick up in the arrival of foreign visitors since the Airport reopened to foreign visitors on the 21st of January 2021. He further emphasised that with the authorities distributing the World Health Organization (WHO) approved vaccination to those employed in the health and security sectors with plans are in place to provide the vaccination to all Sri Lankans by May, Sri Lanka will be able to resume normal activities. Once the vaccination drive is completed in May 2021 Sri Lanka is expected to be one of the safest countries in the world for foreign visitors.

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