Unauthorised structures along pavements in Colombo to be removed : WPC Governor

11 February 2019 - 180   - 0

All unauthorised structures on pavements will be removed after giving due notice to the occupiers, Western Province Governor Azath Salley said today (Feb 11).

"Notices have been issued to unauthorized occupiers of the pavement in the vicinity of the Khettarama Cricket Stadium. This will be carried out in other places as well," Mr. Salley added while speaking to reporters following a meeting with Minister Ravi Karunanayake.

Accordingly, the Chief Secretary of the Western Provincial Council has sent a circular to the heads of all local bodies to take immediate action against unauthorised structures.

Meanwhile, Minister of Power, Energy, and Business Development Ravi Karunanayake who also spoke to the media following the meeting said that the government is taking measures to eradicate corruption in places in which it is rampant.

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