Sri Lanka will not sign MCC but ready to amend - Cabinet Spokesman - South Asia Time

Sri Lanka will not sign MCC but ready to amend – Cabinet Spokesman

 February 29, 2020  

Colombo (News 1st) – The Cabinet of Ministers has decided not to sign the proposed Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact (MCC) agreement but is prepared to discuss to amend the agreement, Co Cabinet Spokesman said on Friday.

Prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa handed over the interim report of the 4-member Committee appointed to review the proposed Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact (MCC) to the cabinet, co cabinet spokesman Bandual Gunawardene told reporters briefing the matter during a media conference.

Gunawardene also said the government is ready to discuss the amendments with the United States.