Deputy minister: Illegal utility pipes in drains among causes of floods in Lebuh Ampang
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — Utility pipes installed in the drainage machine without the approval of Kuala Lumpur Metropolis Hall (DBKL) were learned to be among the causes of flash floods in Lebuh Ampang currently.
Federal Territories Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Santhara Kumar stated the utter had been identified and learned that the drainage ability had been decreased by 30 to 40 per cent thanks to diverse forms of unlawful utility pipes installed actual by the drainage machine.
DBKL would purchase proactive steps to unravel the matter as soon as doable and likewise data has been requested from diversified companies collectively with the Division of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) and building web sites to be certain that no installation used to be refrained from DBKL’s approval.
He stated this to reporters after officiating the Rukun Negara 50th Anniversary Party forum: ‘Kepercayaan kepada Tuhan Memupuk Perpaduan Rakyat Sejahtera’ at Menara PGRM here these days.
Earlier, in his speech when opening the forum, Santhara stated the five solutions of Rukun Negara would foster team spirit and instil the spirit of affection for the country.
The forum, organised by Sedar Institute, beneficial properties its Advisor Datuk Dr Dominic Lau Hoe Chai as moderator and five invited panellists.
The five 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-long-established Gowri P.S. Thangaya; Federation of Taoist Associations Malaysia president Daozhang Tan Hoe Chieow and Buddhist Association of Malaysia Charity and Welfare Division head Ragged Whisper Kan. — Bernama