John to appeal to Russia, Saudi to lift adverse travel advisories

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Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga said with the recent termination of State of Emergency regulations, all impediments for travel to the country have now been cleared. 

 “It is encouraging that the world has responded by helping Sri Lanka return to almost-normal patterns of arrival in a much shorter period than initially anticipated. We can now confidently look forward to a very successful winter season ahead, which is traditionally our peak season,” he said.

The Minister also said that they will appeal to the Russian Ambassador and Saudi Arabian Ambassador to ease the negative travel restrictions imposed on Sri Lanka.


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