Special public transport for festive season from today

Sri Lanka, April 9 -- Special bus services and trains services will function to provide transport for the people who are visiting hometowns during the Sinhala and Tamil New Year The Sri Lanka Transpor... Read More

SLITHM students to be trained on COVID-19 health guidelines

Sri Lanka, April 8 -- Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga said that students enrolled for new courses conducted by the Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism and Hotel Managment (SLITHM) will be trained in de... Read More

'9,629 tourists have arrived in country since reopening of airports'

Sri Lanka, April 6 -- The Tourism Development Authority stated yesterday that 9,629 tourists have arrived in the country since the reopening of airports on January 21. Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranat... Read More

Government to strengthen agricultural economy

Sri Lanka, April 6 -- Chief Government Whip and Highways Minister Johnston Fernando said the Government's main aim is to strengthen the agricultural economy of the farmers. "When we visit the rural a... Read More

Ministerial Committee Report on Easter PCoI out on Monday

Sri Lanka, April 3 -- The Ministerial Committee appointed to study the report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) on the Easter Sunday Terror Attacks will hand over its report to Presiden... Read More

Five year plan to make MRIA active

Sri Lanka, March 31 -- A five year development plan will be implemented under the theme of "An Exotic Tourism Destinstion" to turn the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) into an attractive... Read More

PCR lab in BIA will not be privatised

Sri Lanka, March 29 -- Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga said that certain trade unions were spreading rumours that the PCR lab in the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), Katunayake will be ha... Read More

More than 3,000 smart bus halts to be set up

Sri Lanka, March 26 -- More than 3,000 new smart bus halts with free Wi-Fi and other facilities will be set up islandwide. All passengers who take shelter at these bus halts will be automatically cov... Read More

Country will never become a Western puppet - Prasanna

Sri Lanka, March 25 -- Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga said yesterday the passage of the UNHCR Resolution on Sri Lanka indicates that Sri Lanka is not a puppet of the Western countries. The prese... Read More

More decommissioned buses to become mobile libraries

Sri Lanka, March 24 -- Buses which have been decommissioned by the Sri Lanka Transport Board will be equipped with all facilities.and turned into modern school libraries. Twenty rural schools across t... Read More