The number of tourist arrivals to the country has increased.
The Tourism Development Authority said that there is an outstanding increase in the arrival of tourists in the country during the past month. During the past month 53,636 tourists arrived in the country. It is a 19% increase when compared with June last year. During last month 18,431 tourists arrived from South Asian countries. Tourist arrivals from the Eastern European countries are also increasing. During the first five months of this year 129,367 tourists have arrived in Sri Lanka.