Foreign Relations Minister Dinesh Gunawardena has briefed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the Review Report of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), the Foreign Relations Ministry said today.
In a statement, the ministry said Minister Gunawardena and US Secretary of State Pompeo engaged in discussions on matters of bilateral interest in a telephone conversation last evening.
“US-Sri Lanka cooperation in COVID response-supply of PPEs to the US, donation of ventilators to Sri Lanka and COVID related bilateral assistance amounting to US$ 5.8 million- economic recovery initiatives, defence and security matters, counter terrorism and international economic cooperation featured in the discussions,” it said.
The minister had also briefed his counterpart on the forthcoming Parliamentary elections and thanked the US for the support extended to the reconciliation and resettlement processes in Sri Lanka.
He conveyed Sri Lanka’s felicitations for the forthcoming US Independence Day on 4th of July.