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Tuesday, 4 January 2011

Sri Ranga MP attends the Disaster Management meeting in Nuwara Eliya

The meeting was held on 21st Dec 2010 and was presided over by Disaster Management Minister Mahinda Amaraweera.

Sri Ranga MP and Radhakrishnan MP were the only legislators to attend the meeting.

The aim of the meeting was to discuss the measures to be taken to avert possible natural disasters in the area, to minimise their effects and to provide relief for those who have been affected.
On a request made by the officials who participated in the meeting, the Minister released Rs 6.5 million from his funds to purchase a much needed equipment that could monitor landslides and issue warnings in advance.

(Source : The Sunday Leader 25 Dec 2010)

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