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PF to hold public discussion at BMICH on Friday

Pathfinder Seminar on Evaluating the Millennium Challenge Corporation – Sri Lanka Compact

Taking into consideration the current debate in Sri Lanka and the publicity that the Compact with the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) has received in the media, the Pathfinder Foundation (PF) believes a public discussion would shed light to the issues concerned.

The objective of this panel discussion –‘Separating the Baby from the Bathwater Evaluating the Millennium Challenge Corporation – Sri Lanka Compact’ which is scheduled to be held on August 9, 3.00 PM at the BMICH, is to provide the public at large an opportunity to better understand the Compact and its impact on Sri Lanka.

The panelists will include: Dr. Palitha Kohona, Former Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the UN & Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Dr. Nishan de Mel, Executive Director, Verité Research; Dr. Ganeshan Wignaraja, Executive Director, Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute and Neville Ladduwahetti, Independent Analyst and Author.

The Panel Discussion will be moderated by Bernard Goonetilleke, Chairman, Pathfinder Foundation.

Pathfinder Foundation is a well-known, not-for-profit, apolitical independent think-tank that promotes economic reforms, regional and international cooperation, and studies on national and regional security related issues. It has extensive relations with academic institutions and think tanks in Australia, China, Japan, India, Iran, Israel, Norway, Sweden, the Russian Federation, the US etc. The complete seminar will be recorded liv by News1st and broadcast on TV-1

Further information on this panel discussion, which will be limited to pre-registered participants, may be obtained from [email protected]

Registration will be on first come first served basis due to limited seating facilities.

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