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Government to provide assistance to repair damaged houses

Feb 13, 2011 11:23:18 AM - itnnews.lk

Minister Wimal Weerawansa has said that the government will act with responsibility and provide facilities to repair the houses that were damaged due to the inclement weather.

He said that the Ministry has decided to bring Entrepreneurs, District Managers and Technical Officers in the affected areas on one platform and discuss solutions for this problem. He said that the people should not have to lament when they return home and the background should be prepared for them to start repairing the houses.

The Minister expressed this view at a meeting held in Colombo regarding repairs to be carried out on houses that were damaged due to natural disasters. Officials of the National Housing Authority and businessmen engaged in the Construction Industry were amongst those who participated.