Maldives sets daily record of 5K tourist arrivals this year

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Last Updated: Mon, Feb 22nd, 2021, 14:36:05hrs
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Male, Feb 22 (IANS) The Maldives received more than 5,100 tourists on Monday, the highest daily record yet in 2021, local media reported.

Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, around 5,000 tourists arrived here and 3,000 this year.

The island country received 160,000 tourists between January 1 and February 20 this year, who were mainly from India, Russia, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan, Xinhua reported.

The tourism ministry aims to attract a total of 1.5 million tourists to the country by the end of this year.

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