Budget Speech para. 235: "The MICE industry has also shown good potential in the last few years. I encourage the construction of a MICE Convention Centre in Colombo with a seating capacity of 5,000 for which I propose to allocate Rs. 1,000 million which will be completed by 2019, to meet the growing demand for such facilities in Sri Lanka."
Allocation (Rs. Mn) : 1,000
Sector : Tourism
Ministry / Government Institution : Ministry of Tourism Development and Christian Affairs
Response letter to RTI request discloses level of progress of implementation.
The funding has been withdrawn by Ministry of Finance and Mass Media. Funds have been redirected for drought relief.