The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Jakarta promoted tourism to Sri Lanka at Sirul’s Anniversary celebration on 11 March 2023 at the Grand Sahid Jaya Hotel in Indonesia with the participation of approximately 100 Indonesian tour operators. The event was organized by PT Sirul Tour & Travel with the theme “Seminar Arrangement Tour; International, Domestic, Umrah and Hajj”.
The Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Indonesia, Admiral Professor Jayanath Colombage invited Umrah pilgrims to visit Sri Lanka on their way back from Mecca. The Ambassador highlighted places to visit in Colombo including the Jawatta mosque, Red mosque, Lotus Tower, Port City, Galle Face, Beira lake, Diyatha Uyana, National Sandalwood Garden and places to shop like the One Galle face, Crescat Boulevard, Laksala and Odel.
Tour operators inquired about the current situation in Sri Lanka and were enthisuatic to know more about the tourist attractions . The Chairman of PT Sirul Tour & Travel proposed to have a B2B session with Sri Lankan tour operators.
Second Secretary (Commercial) Heshani Premathilaka and Public Diplomacy Officer Febri Falahuddin of the Sri Lanka Embassy in Jakarta participated in the event.