Deputy minister: Unlawful utility pipes in drains among causes of floods in Lebuh Ampang
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — Utility pipes installed in the drainage plot with out the approval of Kuala Lumpur Metropolis Hall (DBKL) were found to be among the causes of flash floods in Lebuh Ampang no longer too long in the past.
Federal Territories Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Santhara Kumar said the stutter had been identified and located that the drainage capability had been diminished by 30 to 40 per cent thanks to various forms of illegal utility pipes installed interior the drainage plot.
DBKL would elevate proactive steps to resolve the topic as soon as which that you simply can imagine and also records has been requested from different companies collectively with the Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) and constructing web sites to guarantee that no installation changed into as soon as shunned DBKL’s approval.
He said this to newshounds after officiating the Rukun Negara 50th Anniversary Celebration forum: ‘Kepercayaan kepada Tuhan Memupuk Perpaduan Rakyat Sejahtera’ at Menara PGRM here presently time.
Earlier, in his speech when opening the forum, Santhara said the five principles of Rukun Negara would foster harmony and instil the spirit of esteem for the nation.
The forum, organised by Sedar Institute, aspects its Consultant 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-frequent Gowri P.S. Thangaya; Federation of Taoist Associations Malaysia president Daozhang Tan Hoe Chieow and Buddhist Affiliation of Malaysia Charity and Welfare Department head Earlier skool Instruct Kan. — Bernama