Deputy minister: Unlawful utility pipes in drains amongst causes of floods in Lebuh Ampang
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — Utility pipes build in within the drainage machine without the approval of Kuala Lumpur Metropolis Hall (DBKL) were discovered to be amongst the causes of flash floods in Lebuh Ampang unbiased no longer too long ago.
Federal Territories Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Santhara Kumar acknowledged the topic had been identified and discovered that the drainage skill had been reduced by 30 to 40 per cent attributable to several styles of unlawful utility pipes build in right thru the drainage machine.
DBKL would capture proactive steps to resolve the subject as quickly as that it’s probably you’ll maybe maybe presumably deem and in addition files has been requested from different companies including the Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) and construction sites to ensure no set up changed into done without DBKL’s approval.
He acknowledged this to reporters after officiating the Rukun Negara 50th Anniversary Occasion discussion board: ‘Kepercayaan kepada Tuhan Memupuk Perpaduan Rakyat Sejahtera’ at Menara PGRM here at the present time.
Earlier, in his speech when opening the discussion board, Santhara acknowledged the 5 principles of Rukun Negara would foster cohesion and instil the spirit of indulge in for the country.
The discussion board, organised by Sedar Institute, aspects its Consultant 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 Affiliation of Malaysia Charity and Welfare Department head Passe Disclose Kan. — Bernama