El Salvador Compact Signing Ceremony

 

Wednesday, November 29, 2006 at 5:00 am

U.S. Department of State

In a ceremony witnessed by senior leaders of El Salvador and the United States, the two countries signed a $461 million development agreement today aimed at reducing poverty in the Central American nation.

Ambassador John Danilovich, CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation and Eduardo Zablah, Technical Secretary to the Presidency of El Salvador signed the Compact. Salvadoran President Antonio Saca and U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab, a member of MCCs Board of Directors, witnessed the signing.