Estonia helps promote Sri Lanka tourism | Daily News

Estonia helps promote Sri Lanka tourism

Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa welcoming Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet.

Republic of Estonia's Foreign Minister Urmas Paet invited Sri Lanka's tourism authorities to promote Sri Lanka in Estonia in view of the island's natural and scenic attractions.

Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa welcoming Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet.

The Estonian Foreign Minister said this when he met Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa at his ministry recently. This is the first time, a high level Estonian delegation arrived in the country.

Estonia holds a tourism promotion exhibition in the Estonian Capital Tallnin in the second week of February every year with the participation of a number of different tourism organizations, according to Foreign Minister Urmas Paet. He extended an invitation to Sri Lanka to attend the exhibition at Tallnin.

Minister Paet said he was able to clear misconceptions he had about Sri Lanka during this visit and invited the Sri Lankan private sector to invest in his country.

Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa told the Estonian Minister that Sri Lanka's economy and tourism have reached high levels of progress.

Industry and Commerce Ministry Secretary Anura Siriwardene and other high officials participated in the meeting.


 

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