Deputy minister: Unlawful utility pipes in drains amongst causes of floods in Lebuh Ampang
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — Utility pipes establish in in the drainage procedure with out the approval of Kuala Lumpur Metropolis Hall (DBKL) had been found to be amongst the causes of flash floods in Lebuh Ampang lately.
Federal Territories Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Santhara Kumar acknowledged the danger had been identified and located that the drainage capacity had been diminished by 30 to 40 per cent due to the various forms of unlawful utility pipes establish in internal the drainage procedure.
DBKL would have interaction proactive steps to unravel the topic as rapidly as imaginable and additionally info has been requested from various agencies alongside with the Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) and constructing websites to make certain that that no installation became once performed with out DBKL’s approval.
He acknowledged this to reporters after officiating the Rukun Negara 50th Anniversary Celebration discussion board: ‘Kepercayaan kepada Tuhan Memupuk Perpaduan Rakyat Sejahtera’ at Menara PGRM here this present day.
Earlier, in his speech when opening the discussion board, Santhara acknowledged the five recommendations of Rukun Negara would foster team spirit and instil the spirit of bask in for the country.
The discussion board, 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-general Gowri P.S. Thangaya; Federation of Taoist Associations Malaysia president Daozhang Tan Hoe Chieow and Buddhist Association of Malaysia Charity and Welfare Department head Veteran Negate Kan. — Bernama