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Wednesday, 14 June 2017 - 22:46
Stringent law enforcement against those obstructing LG bodies from implementing regulations for disposal of garbage-Instruction to IGP from the President
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President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the IGP to take stringent legal action against groups that obstruct garbage disposal at sites selected by local government bodies.

The statement was made during a discussion held at the Presidential Secretariat last afternoon,  regarding garbage management.

On this occasion the President also instructed the relevant officials to implement an extensive programme to informing people regarding garbage classification.

The Presidential Media Unit also announced that the President had informed the Environment Police to submit a daily report regarding improper garbage disposal on roadsides.

President Maithreepala Sirisena says that using elephants for peraheras will not be stopped at any instance.

The president stated this during a discussion held at the presidents office yesterday, regarding the historical devala affairs with regards to the Kandy temple of the tooth relic.

The chief custodian of the kandy temple and basnayake nilames attended the discussion.

The president was informed of the challenges faced when attempting to  obtain elephants for the perahera.

President also requested that necessary measures be taken to engage tame elephants from the Pinnawala elephant orphanage and from the elephant transit home.

 

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