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Sri Lankan Ambassador in the US Prasad Kariyawasam and National Policy and Economic Affairs Deputy Minister Dr. Harsha de Silva met with top officials of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), Fatema Sumar and Caroline Nguyen, along with Sri Lanka Coordinator Nilan Fernando in DC. They discussed at length the issues Sri Lanka needed to address to process the project at the earliest. This is a grant to the Sri Lankan people from the American people and is a multi-hundred million dollar grant, the Deputy Minister’s office said in a statement.


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