Deputy minister: Illegal utility pipes in drains among causes of floods in Lebuh Ampang
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — Utility pipes put in in the drainage scheme with out the approval of Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) were discovered to be among the many causes of flash floods in Lebuh Ampang currently.
Federal Territories Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Santhara Kumar acknowledged the topic had been diagnosed and discovered that the drainage skill had been diminished by 30 to 40 per cent attributable to diverse kinds of unlawful utility pipes put in contained in the drainage scheme.
DBKL would think proactive steps to resolve the topic as soon as seemingly and furthermore recordsdata has been requested from diverse agencies alongside with the Division of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) and construction internet sites to compose optimistic no set up became once refrained from DBKL’s approval.
He acknowledged this to reporters after officiating the Rukun Negara 50th Anniversary Event dialogue board: ‘Kepercayaan kepada Tuhan Memupuk Perpaduan Rakyat Sejahtera’ at Menara PGRM here this day.
Earlier, in his speech when opening the dialogue board, Santhara acknowledged the five principles of Rukun Negara would foster solidarity and instil the spirit of love for the country.
The dialogue board, organised by Sedar Institute, aspects 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 Veteran Explain Kan. — Bernama