Central Province - Sri Lanka.

About Us

The Department of Trade, Commerce and Tourism - Central Province

Vision -   “A mid Country replete with contended tourist and business community”

Mission - “Contribute to the national economy through upgrading the life conditions of people of the mid country empowered business community. Ensure the protected natural and ancient cultural heritage attracted by local and foreign tourists through facilitating investors of rapid and meaningful economic development process in equal, important, proportional and productive manner “

Department is mandated to encourage the development of the tourism industry and the development of business community in the province. Take management decisions to ensure the safety, security and provision of comfortable tourist friendly services and human resource development (Tour guides, Foreign Languages, Hospitality management, rural community to build up their social lives and economic states,), industrial capacity building trainings (tourism businesses, traditional industries) protection of nature, culture, world heritage sties. Promotion of cultural events, authentic foods, indigenous medical system, ensure the protection of ancient knowledge systems through tourism villages, school children are also aware about the sector through different programmes.

•    Business registration
•    Development of infrastructure in attractions in the Central Province
•    Human resource development
•    Tourism promotion and increase the accessibility to the tourism market for the entrepreneurs
•    Development of community based tourism and tourism related activities
•    Good governance and capacity building