The 19th Inter-Islands Tourism Policy forum was held on October 5th -8th 2015, at ICC JEJU & Kensingto Hotel, Jeju, Korea, with the participation of representatives from 9 member Islands.
Representing Southern Province, Sri Lanka, the highly reputed tourists attraction in the country, Hon Governor, Southern Province, Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara, Hon. Shan Wijayalal De Silva (Chief Minister), Mr. Lal Samarasekara (Governors Secretary), Mr. Sunil Dahanayake (Deputy Chief Secretary-Finance Management), Mr. Saman Pandikorala (Secretary to the Chief Minister), and Mr. Nimal Chandra Ranasinghe (Co coordinating secretary to the Governor) were participated at this event.
The ITOP flag, The Symbol of the ITOP Presidency of the hosting country, was handed over to Hon. Dr. Hemakumara Nanayakkara, Governor-Southern Province in order to indicate the hosting country for ITOP forum in 2016.