Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga today said that 82,327 tourists have arrived in the country in the first month of this year. “Between 2000 to 3000 tourists visited the country daily from January 1-31. The highest number of visitors was on the January 5. The number of tourists who arrived that day was 3,371.
The number of tourist arrivals from the Russian Federation in January was 13,478 while 11,751 arrived from India. 7,774 came from Ukraine and 7,442 from the United Kingdom.
Tourists from Germany, France, Poland, Australia, the Maldives and Kazakhstan were the other countries who visited the country in January.