Sri Lanka expands visa-free scheme halted after Easter

August 24, 2019

Sri Lanka expands visa-free scheme halted after Easter attacks

Sri Lanka has re-introduced and expanded a visa-free entry scheme for visitors in a bid to revive its flagging tourism sector after the deadly Easter bombings, officials said yesterday. The visa concession for tourists from 39 nations was suspended after Islamists bombed three churches and three luxury hotels in Colombo on April 21, killing 258 people, including 45