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MCC Fact Sheets

1. MCC By the Numbers (PDF 156 KB) | Sinhala (සිංහල) (PDF 338 KB) | Tamil (தமிழ்) (PDF 322 KB) 2. MCC Fact Sheet at a Glance (PDF 634 KB) | Sinhala (සිංහල) (PDF 131 KB) | Tamil (தமிழ்) (PDF 27 KB) 3. Highlights of MCC Compact (PDF 94KB) | Sinhala (සිංහල) (PDF 102 KB) | Tamil (தமிழ்) (PDF 155 KB) 4. MCC Timeline (PDF 78KB) | Sinhala (සිංහල) (PDF 123 KB) | Tamil (தமிழ்) (PDF 119 KB) 5. MCC Transport Project (PDF 95 KB) | Sinhala (සිංහල) (PDF 148 KB) | Tamil (தமிழ்) (PDF ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement on Next Steps for the Millennium Challenge Corporation Development Assistance Grant

November 6, 2019:  The United States welcomes the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers to approve the $480 million Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) development assistance grant.  Sri Lanka requested this support, which is expected to benefit at least 11 million Sri Lankans through the funding of government- and private sector- identified needs.    The programs ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka

Location: Presidential Secretariat, Colombo 01,  Sri Lanka. Event: There currently is a student protest near the Presidential Secretariat. Police are responding and have reportedly used tear gas.  Portions of Lotus Road are closed. The Embassy reminds citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. Actions to Take: Avoid ...
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U.S. Embassy Celebrates Sri Lanka’s Makers and Innovators with Maker Fair

October 22, 2019:   Maker Fair 2019 drew more than 7,000 people to Colombo’s Trace Expert City and showcased aspiring inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs from across Sri Lanka,.  The event, hosted by the U.S. Embassy and the American Center, featured more than 60 exhibitors and presenters, 50 corporate and 11 university partners, and more than ...
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