Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne has stressed that the Government will take stringent action against illegal constructions in areas that face landslide threats.
The Government is considering widening the Kandy road through Peradeniya in Gannoruwa. The Prime Minister inspected the road. He instructed the officials to carryout the work without causing injustice or harassment to those who reside on lands along the road side. The Prime Minister stressed that strict action has to be taken against illegal constructions. The people face risks due to the constructions carried out at the foot of the hills. The Prime Minister said that action will be taken against the culprits after considering the prevailing condition.