Sri Lanka has extended the validity of visas for Russians

Sri Lankan authorities have decided to increase the validity of e-visas for Russians from one month to six months.

Shri -Lanka extended visa validity period for Russians

“The Cabinet of Ministers gave permission to extend the electronic travel permit up to 180 days, charging 35 USD at a time in order to promote the tourism industry affected by the situation with the COVID-19 pandemic “, – RIA Novosti quotes a letter from the Ministry of Tourism of Sri Lanka.

It is planned that the updated visa scheme will valid until June 25, 2023.

According to RIA Novosti with reference to one of the Russian tour operators, Sri Lanka is currently in great demand among Russians and is in the TOP-5 popular outbound destinations in autumn 2 022 years. At the same time, tourists are considering flights not only on charters from Moscow and the regions, but also on connecting flights.

It is noted that the innovation should allow more Russian citizens to come to Sri Lanka, as well as have a positive impact on the growth of quality service, guided tours, hotel services.


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