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Minister of Tourism and Sport of Thailand assures to promote Buddhist Tourism and two-way Tourism exchanges

Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Thailand and Permanent Representative to UNESCAP C.A. Chaminda I. Colonne paid a courtesy call on Minister of Tourism and Sport, Sudawan Wangsuphakitkosol at the Ministry of Tourism and Sport of Thailand on 19th December 2023.

Minister Sudawan Wangsuphakitkosol warmly welcomed Ambassador Chaminda Colonne, and Ambassador congratulated the newly appointed Minister.
Minister Sudawan Wangsuphakitkosol assured her fullest support and cooperation for strengthening Thai-Sri Lanka relations in the field of Tourism, especially to enhance Buddhist Religious Tourism, and two-way Tourism exchanges.

Ambassador also requested Ministry of Tourism and Sport of Thailand to encourage Thai investors to invest in the hospitality and tourism sectors in Sri Lanka.

Ambassador further highlighted that the Government of Sri Lanka has recently waived off the visa fee for Thai Nationalities in order to promote Sri Lanka as a destination for Thai tourists.

The invitation extended by the Ambassador Chaminda Colonne to Minister Sudawan Wangsuphakitkosol to visit Sri Lanka at a convenient time in the near future, was warmly accepted.

Head of Chancery, A.W.S. Samanmali and the First Secretary (Commercial), Vireshika Bandara accompanied the Ambassador for the discussion.