Deputy minister: Illegal utility pipes in drains among causes of floods in Lebuh Ampang
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — Utility pipes assign apart in within the drainage scheme with out the approval of Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) were chanced on to be among the many causes of flash floods in Lebuh Ampang not too long ago.
Federal Territories Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Santhara Kumar acknowledged the inform had been identified and chanced on that the drainage capability had been lowered by 30 to 40 per cent attributable to of a lot of sorts of illegal utility pipes assign apart in true throughout the drainage scheme.
DBKL would purchase proactive steps to gain to the underside of the topic as soon as imaginable and furthermore files has been requested from a lot of agencies alongside side the Division of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) and building sites to produce sure no set up modified into as soon as completed with out DBKL’s approval.
He acknowledged this to newshounds after officiating the Rukun Negara 50th Anniversary Birthday party forum: ‘Kepercayaan kepada Tuhan Memupuk Perpaduan Rakyat Sejahtera’ at Menara PGRM right here this day.
Earlier, in his speech when opening the forum, Santhara acknowledged the 5 solutions of Rukun Negara would foster cohesion and instil the spirit of fancy for the nation.
The forum, organised by Sedar Institute, parts its E book 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-overall Gowri P.S. Thangaya; Federation of Taoist Associations Malaysia president Daozhang Tan Hoe Chieow and Buddhist Affiliation of Malaysia Charity and Welfare Division head Veteran Enlighten Kan. — Bernama