Foreign Relations Minister Dinesh Gunawardena has briefed  US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the Review Report of the MCC during a telephone conversation on 29 June evening.

Minister Gunawardena also briefed his US counterpart on the forthcoming Parliamentary elections and thanked the US for the support extended to the reconciliation and resettlement processes in Sri Lanka, the Foreign Ministry said in a press release.

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.

Minister Gunawardena also conveyed Sri Lanka’s felicitations for the forthcoming US Independence Day on 4 July.