Deputy minister: Illegal utility pipes in drains amongst causes of floods in Lebuh Ampang
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — Utility pipes build in in the drainage system with out the approval of Kuala Lumpur Metropolis Hall (DBKL) were chanced on to be amongst the causes of flash floods in Lebuh Ampang no longer too long in the past.
Federal Territories Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Santhara Kumar stated the scenario had been identified and chanced on that the drainage capacity had been diminished by 30 to 40 per cent on story of a quantity of kinds of unlawful utility pipes build in accurate thru the drainage system.
DBKL would private proactive steps to unravel the topic as rapidly as imaginable and likewise info has been requested from a quantity of companies including the Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) and constructing sites to be obvious no installation was accomplished with out DBKL’s approval.
He stated this to journalists after officiating the Rukun Negara 50th Anniversary Occasion discussion board: ‘Kepercayaan kepada Tuhan Memupuk Perpaduan Rakyat Sejahtera’ at Menara PGRM right here on the present time.
Earlier, in his speech when opening the discussion board, Santhara stated the 5 principles of Rukun Negara would foster cohesion and instil the spirit of affection for the nation.
The discussion board, organised by Sedar Institute, facets its Advisor 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-peculiar Gowri P.S. Thangaya; Federation of Taoist Associations Malaysia president Daozhang Tan Hoe Chieow and Buddhist Association of Malaysia Charity and Welfare Department head Ancient Suppose Kan. — Bernama