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10 Dutch tourists visit SL as first batch of tourists from Europe

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A small group of  tourists from the Netherlands had arrived in the country last night as the first batch of tourists to visit the the island after reopening of the airports for commercial flights, a senior member of the Airport Tourism Development Board said. 

The group touched down at the airport  in an Emirates flight at 10.30 pm from Dubai, UAE.

The group comprising of five children and five adults. 

Meanwhile, five national media officials from Germany also arrived at the Katunayake airport this morning in order to report the re-commencement commercial air traffic operations from the island's airports.

All the tourists have left for the Bentota Beach hotel for the purpose of lodging. (T.K.G.Kapila)

  Comments - 7

  • Lara Friday, 22 January 2021 11:27 AM

    Hmm how to bash dutch tourists now? Shall we call them prostitutes?

    Raju Friday, 22 January 2021 11:30 AM

    What a big achievement !!

    P.NAGARATNARAJAH Friday, 22 January 2021 11:42 AM

    We want to return home from Paris. How we can come from Paris. Which airlines are operation.

    kumar Friday, 22 January 2021 01:42 PM

    Sorry Nope! Only for non-Sri Lankans.

    Gert Jan, the Netherlands Friday, 22 January 2021 12:15 PM

    Who are those people? All countries, including mine, ask their citizens not to travel. The UK variant is a very contegeous and also turned up in the Netherlands. I feel very embarrassed

    Ingapunga Friday, 22 January 2021 02:02 PM

    Perhaps Gertjan they did not fly from the netherlands. They could e Dutch nationals domiciled elsewhere.

    Idiot Boy Friday, 22 January 2021 02:10 PM

    But in The Neatherlands Govt declared curfew to protect people.

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