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Tourist attraction to be enhanced through sale of replicas

Sep 5, 2010 4:56:47 AM - itnnews.lk

A programme is planned to enhance tourist attraction through the sale of replicas.

The Artifacts Replica Centre at Bataleeya is the only authorized institution to produce replicas of any artifact in Sri Lanka. It is administered by the Central Cultural Fund of the Cultural Affairs Ministry. The annual income earned is in the region of 13 million rupees. Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi recently visited the site. She gave instructions to officials to initiate action to secure opportunities in the international market for its products.