The Tourism Minister had attended three out of the five travel fairs.
Despite visiting countries such as France and Russia, the minister had not even met his foreign counterparts, according to internal sources of the Tourism Ministry.
According to data from the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, 104,989 tourists have visited Sri Lanka from January - November this year.
However, in 2020, 507,311 tourists had arrived in the country despite less than 100,000 (99,941) had arrived from March - November that year.
According to sources from the Ministry of Tourism, 40% of last year's tourists visiting the country were Indian nationals.
Meanwhile, the estimated cost of travel fairs is Rs. 631 million.
We hope to reveal more details in the future.