Several international conferences are slated to be held
in Sri Lanka. Several local conferences are also planned. This has received Cabinet approval.
The National Union of Travel Agents of France will hold its conference from the 31st of October to the 02nd of November. The Government will be according the required facilities. It has received Cabinet approval.
The Ministry of Tourism Development is planning to hold an International Conference on the Tourism Sector in association with the United Nations World Tourism Organization. It will be held at Pasikudah in Batticaloa from the 11th to the 14th of July.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Science and Technology will host a Science and Technology for Society Forum. The Forum which will begin on the 07 of September will continue until the 19th.
The Tourism Development Ministry is to launch a programme titled “Adaraniya Sri Lanka” to promote and facilitate domestic tourists. The Ministry’s aim is to launch this programme this month parallel to the Golden Jubilee of the Sri Lanka tourism industry. Its theme will be “See, Feel and Protect.”