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MCC compact to be “launched soon” in SL – Alice Wells

The controversial Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact will be launched in Sri Lanka soon, a senior US diplomat said last week.

Will not harm Indian interests; leasing H’tota Port was a mistake – President

In his first ever interview as Head of State, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa told an Indian journalist that he will not harm Indian interests,

We turned Rajapaksa white elephants into viable enterprises – Mangala

The Govt has turned the loss-making white elephants of the Rajapaksa govt into profitable and viable enterprises, Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera said.

Three busted while stealing iron from H’tota Port

Police together with the Navy on Monday (8 July) nabbed three suspects who were illegally transporting iron from the Hambantota harbour premises.