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MCC deal halted; Committee appointed to analyse content

The cabinet has appointed a four member committee to peruse the $ 480 million Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement.

This was revealed by Cabinet spokesperson Bandula Gunawardana at the cabinet press briefing held today.

Gunawardana said the MCC agreement is temporarily halted until the four member committee complete its analysis.

The Committee will comprise of Professor Lalithasiri Gunarunwan, former Secretary of Transport Ministry D. S. Jayaweera, President’s Counsel Nihal Jayawardena and Civil Activist Nalaka Jayaweera.