ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s expecting thousands twins and non-twin visitors including at least thirty contestants for a Twins Miss and Mr World 2023 contest, where they will join their counterparts in the country.
“We expect upwards of 4000 participants to arrive in the country for the event,” Founder and Chairperson Vice President Global Twins Multiple Birth Forum, Upuli Gamage told reporters.
“And we very much hope that this number will keep going up in the years to come.”
The country amidst an economic crisis is celebrating the Twins Miss & Mr World 2023 for the first time in the World in Sri Lanka to grab the attention of more than 30 countries.
Prospective Sri Lankan twins can apply for the local contest to be held in May. Winners will go the international event in July.
Twins contests are being held in 30 other countries and three participants will come from each country, according to the organizers.
“This event helps to build a positive image of the country while grabbing the attention of 50 countries,” Chairman Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, Chalaka Gajabahu said.
“And I heard this can be go as a World record to the genus book, that will give country free PR, free digital media marketing, free social media marketing.”
The Sri Lankan Twins Organization along with the tourism authority has initiated this program including twins of this country as a promotional campaign in hopes of bringing in foreign revenue.
There will be series of events commencing from July 24 to 31 including a business forum for investors to interact. Visitors fro 30 countries are expected.
“Countries like Japan do such programs often and we too should, to grab foreign attention,” Consul General to Japan, Sunil Gamage said.
“This will help to build International bonds. This is an opportunity to bring investors.” (Colombo/Jan27/2022)