The Leadership of Canada too has lessened the tourism constraints that had been levied on Sri Lanka. Consequently, the Canadian Regime revised the travel guidance this week, shifting Sri Lanka from the “orange” register to the “yellow” listing.
This shift signifies the decline in the general hazard degree of travelling to Sri Lanka from “prevent non-important travel” to “exercise a superior level of concern”.
The Canadian High Authority in Sri Lanka instructed Canadian tourists to exercise a superior level of restraint in Sri Lanka due to the monetary calamity which has headed to deficiencies of essential supplies involving fuel, cuisine, and drugs.
Sri Lanka is suffering from an acute financial catastrophe which has headed to the scarcities of key essentials including drugs, petrol, gas, and cuisine. Local organizations are restricting power, triggering in energy outages.
Since around March/ April 2022, there have been numerous demonstrations, protests throughout the nation. In Colombo adjacent to the Parliament Secretariat , some demonstrations had headed to brutal and furious conflicts in the form of battles between campaigners and security forces with several injuries incurred to both parties.
Security forces have used several crowd handling processes such as using tear gas and water guns to monitor and suppress the crowd behavior. Further protests may have occurred but with the interference of the security they have been suppressed. Even serene demos can intensify rapidly and turning to violent behaviors at any given time. They can also definitely start to disrupt the ongoing traffic and public transport systems, the reviewed travel counsellors have said..
Amended travel counselling notification by the Canadian government: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/sri-lanka