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Sri Lanka's new government vows to attract more tourists, FDI

IANS  |  Colombo 

Sri Lankan Amunugama said on Thursday that the new government would launch new projects to attract tourists and more foreign direct investments (FDI) to strengthen the country's

Amaunugama said that the Sri and high commissioners appointed in foreign countries had been briefed to launch campaigns to attract tourists and FDI in addition to fulfilling their diplomatic obligations, reorted.

Amunugama, earlier this week said that which had been issued by some foreign governments against visiting were unnecessary as public life remained largely undisrupted by the ongoing political turbulence and tourists had not been subjected to any inconvenience.

He said the new government was fully committed to safeguarding and improving the tourism industry.

has been facing political turmoil since October 26, when dissolved his Cabinet, sacked and appointed former to the post.

Sirisena suspended the Parliament till November 14.

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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 19:56 IST
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