New Tourist Police Units to be stationed across the island


The Tourist Police informed the media that 20 complaints have been lodged by foreign tourists in the year 2019.

It was reported that most of these complaints were regarding the loss of their belongings. According to the Tourist Police, this year marked a significant drop in the number of complaints by foreigners.

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Board had allocated Rs 30mn to implement new units of the tourist police in several areas, centred around Dikwella, Yala, Tissamaharama, Kalpitiya, Nilaveli, Dambulla, and Sembuwatta.