Written by Amani Nilar
04 Sep, 2021 | 7:31 pm
COLOMBO (News 1st): The Government has decided to introduce the Digital Nomad Visa system in a bid to boost tourism and promote the inflow of foreign exchange.
Director-General of the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, Dhammika Wijesinghe told News 1st, that the Digital Nomad system, will enable foreign visitors to come to Sri Lanka and continue with their overseas employment remotely.
The new system will create an income through the relevant visa payments, as well as the domestic transactions.
The Cabinet of Ministers has already cleared this proposal.
According to the Tourism Development Authority, 5040 foreign tourists from Canada, Germany, England, Pakistan and India have arrived in the country during the month of August alone.
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