A Chinese tourist gets a picture taken with Sri Lankans on the Galle Face Green in Colombo in November 2019. Photo: Getty Images
A Chinese tourist gets a picture taken with Sri Lankans on the Galle Face Green in Colombo in November 2019. Photo: Getty Images
Mercedes Hutton
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A million Chinese tourists a year to Sri Lanka? It is still waiting

  • Sri Lanka’s ambassador to China recently reasserted his country’s goal, and one of China’s largest outbound travel agencies has reportedly committed to it
  • Perhaps more important than Sri Lanka’s on-the-ground attractions is the fact that Beijing and Colombo are on increasingly good terms

A Chinese tourist gets a picture taken with Sri Lankans on the Galle Face Green in Colombo in November 2019. Photo: Getty Images
A Chinese tourist gets a picture taken with Sri Lankans on the Galle Face Green in Colombo in November 2019. Photo: Getty Images
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