A Lotus Tower observation ticket claiming to be issued by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority was being circulated on social media.
Rumors claimed that the ticket had exempted Tamil and had included Mandarin instead.
When checking the veracity of this ticket, the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority confirmed that the said ticket is fake and that they have begun investigations in this regard.
The Lotus Tower opened to the public on September 15. The ticket costs Rs. 500 while a special ticket costs Rs. 2000 according to the President’s Media Division.
As such the Lotus Tower observation ticket being circulated on social media is fake.