Sri Lanka seeks more Saudi tourists

Friday, 13 September 2013 - 11:18



The Sri Lankan Embassy in Riyadh is aggressively promoting Sri Lanka as a tourist destination and plans to double Saudi tourist visits from 19 thousand 500 to 40,000 in the next three years.


Sri lankan ambassador at the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion symposium said The country plans to attract 100,000 Saudis over the long term.


The event was held simultaneously in Jeddah and Dammam and sponsored by the Lankan mission in cooperation with the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau and Sri Lankan Airlines.