Sri Lanka, July 4 -- Posting on the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) on Twitter, Non-Cabinet Minister of Economic Reforms and Public Distribution Dr. Harsha de Silva says that the President will throw away a gift of USD 480 million believing the lies of the Opposition.

According to the Minister, the MCC agreement was developed by a Sri Lankan economics team along with Ricardo Haussmann the Director of Harvard's Center for International Development and his group to address constraints to the growth of Sri Lanka.

He says that the President should understand the constraints to Sri Lanka's growth as it the basis of the MCC agreement.

Silva says that he finds it 'unbelievable' that persons who were not involved in the development of the...