The Department of Coast Conservation and Coastal Resource Management has been tasked with identifying tourist attractions near the coastal areas of Sri Lanka and implementing a programme to attract both local and foreign tourists.
According to Mawratta News, the directives have been issued by Minister for Urban Development and Housing of Sri Lanka Prasanna Ranatunga.
Minister Ranatunga says suitable investors will be found to develop the identified areas, with the support of the Urban Development Authority, and other institutions from both the government and private sectors.
It is reported that the Department of Coast Conservation and Coastal Resource Management has already identified 24 places for this purpose.
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