Sri Lanka to ink MoU with US Nuclear Security Administration

The Sri Lanka Navy is slated to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Nuclear Security Administration of the United States regarding the prevention of illegal transportation of nuclear and other radioactive materials.

The proposal presented by President Ranil Wickremesinghe, in his capacity as the Minister of Defence, to sign the relevant MoU was approved by the Cabinet of Ministers at its meeting held on 01 January.

Accordingly the draft of the MoU has already received clearance from the Attorney General, while the Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council, the Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Board, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Department of National Planning have also reviewed the draft.

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