China has said that it will extend maximum assistance to uplift tourism in Sri Lanka.
Governor of Yunnan. Province in China Qin Guangrong expressed these views when he met with Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne. The Prime Minister is visiting China to participate in the 6th Business Forum and 4th Trade Fair of the South Asian countries which will be launched in China tomorrow. The Prime Minister was warmly welcomed at the Kunming International Airport in China. He thereafter visited the office of the Yunnan Province Governor and held bilateral discussions. The Governor has pointed out that Sri Lanka can achieve many benefits through tourism. He pointed out that a conducive environment for tourism has been created in the country. A team led by Minister Rishad Bathiudeen also participated. The Business Conference and the Exhibition will start in the Yunnan Province tomorrow.