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AG denies claims he approved MCC

Attorney General (AG) Dappula de Livera has denied media reports claiming he had approved the  Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement.

AG’s Coordinating Secretary, Senior State Counsel Nishara Jayaratne said that the matter was still under consideration.

The MCC Review Committee handed over its final report to the government in June and proposed the Government  reject the agreement.

The MCC agreement is currently being reviewed by the Attorney General’s Department.