Deputy minister: Illegal utility pipes in drains among causes of floods in Lebuh Ampang
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — Utility pipes put in within the drainage system with out the approval of Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) were found to be among the causes of flash floods in Lebuh Ampang right this moment.
Federal Territories Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Santhara Kumar stated the plan back had been identified and found that the drainage capacity had been lowered by 30 to 40 per cent thanks to various forms of illegal utility pipes put in at some stage within the drainage system.
DBKL would hold shut proactive steps to resolve the matter as soon as that it’s seemingly you’ll perhaps also take into consideration and additionally knowledge has been requested from various companies including the Division of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) and constructing websites to make certain no set up became achieved with out DBKL’s approval.
He stated this to newshounds after officiating the Rukun Negara 50th Anniversary Occasion forum: ‘Kepercayaan kepada Tuhan Memupuk Perpaduan Rakyat Sejahtera’ at Menara PGRM here immediately time.
Earlier, in his speech when opening the forum, Santhara stated the 5 strategies of Rukun Negara would foster solidarity and instil the spirit of affection for the country.
The forum, organised by Sedar Institute, points its Consultant Datuk Dr Dominic Lau Hoe Chai as moderator and 5 invited panellists.
The 5 panellists are Perlis Mufti Datuk Dr Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin; Christian Federation of Malaysia chairman Archbishop Julian Leow Beng Kim; Malaysia Hindu Sangam assistant secretary-general Gowri P.S. Thangaya; Federation of Taoist Associations Malaysia president Daozhang Tan Hoe Chieow and Buddhist Affiliation of Malaysia Charity and Welfare Division head Outmoded Whisper Kan. — Bernama