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Nearly 2,000 people had visited the Kumana National Park after it was opened to the public on January 30, this year. Northern Province Assistant Wildlife Director, M C G Rupasinghe, says that upto to June this year the Park generated an income of Rs. 1.2 million. Most of the visitors were locals. "We hope to attract more foreign tourists to the Park. "Personally, I am very happy that the Parks are under the purview of the Economic Development Ministry. Parks in Sri Lanka, did well when they were coupled with the Tourism Ministry," he added.
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