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Immediate compensation for victims: President instructs

Rajitha senarathna 2017 picPresident Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the officials to take immediate steps to provide compensation for the deaths and property damages caused by the adverse weather conditions resulting in floods and landslides.


The president has given these instructions at a special meeting held this morning in Kalutara.

According to the Minister of Health, Nutrition, and Indigenous Medicine Rajitha Senarathne, it has been decided to prepare meals for the victimized people at one selected place with the intention of providing them with hygienic food and the tri-forces will assist in this regard. They will be distributed through the District and the Divisional Secretaries.

“The government has taken the responsibility of restoring the living condition of the affected people”, he further said.

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