Minister Basil Rajapaksa has instructed officials to provide facilities to pavement hawkers in carrying out urban development.
The Minister issued these instructions at the Gampaha District Development Committee meeting. It was organized at the Gampaha District Secretariat. Special attention was directed to the police, the excise department, transport, cooperatives and health sectors. Most of the problems were solved on the spot. Minister Felix Perera and Deputy Ministers Pandu Bandaranayake and Mervyn Silva were among those present at the meeting.