Sri Lankan president says to promote eco-tourism, wetland conservation

Sri Lanka- Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe has emphasized Sri Lanka's commitment to advance eco-tourism through the conservation of wetlands, according to the President's Media Division on Friday. The office said the president underscored the futility of waiting for external funding to combat climate change and environmental challenges, calling on tropical countries to explore self-sustaining financial models tied to environmental projects. He made the remarks at the closing ceremony of the inaugural WLI Asia Oceania Conference 2024. The conference, themed "Wetlands and Wetland Centers for Eco-friendly Tourism", was held from June 17 to June 21 in Colombo to foster collaboration for sustainable management of wetlands.

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