Deputy minister: Unlawful utility pipes in drains among causes of floods in Lebuh Ampang
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — Utility pipes installed within the drainage machine with out the approval of Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) were found to be among the causes of flash floods in Lebuh Ampang now no longer too lengthy ago.
Federal Territories Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Santhara Kumar acknowledged the topic had been identified and positioned that the drainage skill had been reduced by 30 to 40 per cent thanks to various styles of illegal utility pipes installed sooner or later of the drainage machine.
DBKL would expend proactive steps to resolve the topic as quickly as that you would also imagine and also knowledge has been requested from plenty of agencies including the Division of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) and constructing sites to be determined no set up used to be shunned 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 at the present time.
Earlier, in his speech when opening the forum, Santhara acknowledged the 5 tips of Rukun Negara would foster cohesion and instil the spirit of devour for the nation.
The forum, organised by Sedar Institute, capabilities 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-general Gowri P.S. Thangaya; Federation of Taoist Associations Malaysia president Daozhang Tan Hoe Chieow and Buddhist Association of Malaysia Charity and Welfare Division head Historical Dispute Kan. — Bernama