The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal by the Tourism Minister to extend the grace period for tourist accommodation providers for two years from March 1, 2021, for the payment of electricity bills.
During the cabinet media briefing held today at the Government Information Department, Co-cabinet Spokesman Plantation Minister Dr Ramesh Pathirana said that the Cabinet of Ministers decided to grant a concession to tourist accommodation providers until February 28, 2021, for the payment of electricity bills with the intention of reviving the tourism industry affected by the epidemic, on January 18, 2021,
But the expected growth has not taken place due to the spread of the Coronavirus epidemic again since April 2021. Therefore, taking into consideration the proposal made by the Minister of tourism, the Cabinet of Ministers decided to extend the grace period from March 1, 2021 for another 2 years.
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 – 15:54