Deputy minister: Unlawful utility pipes in drains amongst causes of floods in Lebuh Ampang
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — Utility pipes installed within the drainage system with out the approval of Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) absorb been found to be amongst the causes of flash floods in Lebuh Ampang recently.
Federal Territories Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Santhara Kumar mentioned the distress had been identified and found that the drainage skill had been lowered by 30 to 40 per cent thanks to a huge selection of styles of illegal utility pipes installed interior the drainage system.
DBKL would seize proactive steps to resolve the subject as quickly as possible and moreover recordsdata has been requested from diverse companies including the Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) and building sites to be definite no installation was shunned DBKL’s approval.
He mentioned this to reporters after officiating the Rukun Negara 50th Anniversary Birthday celebration discussion board: ‘Kepercayaan kepada Tuhan Memupuk Perpaduan Rakyat Sejahtera’ at Menara PGRM right here right this moment.
Earlier, in his speech when opening the discussion board, Santhara mentioned the 5 principles of Rukun Negara would foster team spirit and instil the spirit of relish for the country.
The discussion board, organised by Sedar Institute, capabilities 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-typical Gowri P.S. Thangaya; Federation of Taoist Associations Malaysia president Daozhang Tan Hoe Chieow and Buddhist Affiliation of Malaysia Charity and Welfare Department head Outdated Dispute Kan. — Bernama