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Friday, June 07, 2013 - 05.00 GMT

Sri Lanka to promote tourism with Morocco and Thailand


Sri Lanka in a measure to strengthen the tourism industry has signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) in the field of tourism cooperation with Morocco and Thailand.

The cabinet of ministers Thursday approved a proposal made by Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa to sign and ratify the respective agreements with the two countries.

The MoUs aim to further strengthen and consolidate the mechanism of co-operation in promoting tourism between Sri Lanka and the two countries -Morocco and Thailand which have proposed the conclusion of a MoU on cooperation in the field of Tourism, the government media said.

In the first four months of this year tourist arrivals from Thailand increased by 13.2 percent with 2,756 tourists arriving in the island.






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