'Recent Developments In Kandy Have No Impact On Travelers: Areas Returning To Normalcy:' Tourism Authorities

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority has taken every possible action to ensure that the recent incidents in the Kandy district do not cause any inconvenience to tourists in the area, a spokesman from the Tourism Development and Christian Affairs Ministry said. 

"Recent incidents in Digana and Theldeniya are isolated and have no impact on travelers. An island wide state of emergency has been declared purely as a precaution and as a way of facilitating action of the law enforcement mechanism," he said. 

"The situation is now under control and no new incidents of violence have been reported today," he added. 

"The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority is currently working with all industry stakeholders to ensure that recent developments in the Kandy district do not cause any inconvenience to tourists and travelers," the spokesman also said. 


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