Largely due to the current economic and social unrest, tourist arrivals have plunged by 50 percent in April so far in comparison to March shattering industry hopes for a post-pandemic upturn. Provisional data released by the Tourism Ministry, shows arrivals fell by 48 percent to 55,590 in the first 26 days of April. In contrast March attracted a record 106,500.
- The Senior Police officer arrested over Rambukkana killing
- The ministry of education plans to conduct GCE O/L examination on the 23rd of next month