Need for truth, says tourism minister


SRI Lanka’s tourism minister has spoken about the image of the Indian Ocean nation and in doing so emphasised the need for the truth in media and other reporting, eTN reported.

He said gaining the trust and confidence of the international traveller is important to make Sri Lanka a destination of choice by the tourist.
“Safety of travelers is a priority on the Sri Lanka tourism’s agenda,” the website quoted Minister Milinda Moragoda as saying, advising all tourism stakeholders including the media to be honest and credible in how they portray Sri Lanka.