President declares 2017, 2018 and 2019 as tourism and investment years 2016-11-28 18:40 来源：斯里兰卡皇家婚礼盛典
The years 2017, 2018 and 2018 have been declared as tourism and investment years of Sri Lanka with the objective of creating a prosperous country.
President Maithripala Sirisena made an official statement on this regard at the first Asia Hotel and Tourism Investment Conference, yesterday (Nov. 27) at the Hilton Hotel, Colombo.
These years have been declared to ease the planning for next three years to win all challenges in the fields of hotel and tourism in Sri Lanka by 2020.
Asia Hotel and Tourism Investment Conference will be held till 29th of November at the Hilton Hotel. More than 300 investors are participating in this conference.
Sri Lanka Organizer of the Asia Hotel and Tourism Investment Conference Mr. Prabhath Ukwatta offered a souvenir to the President at this occasion.
Ministers John Amaratunga, Arjuna Ranatunga, State Minister A. H. M. Fawzie and the World Travel and Tourism Council Chairman Gerald Lawless also participated in this event.