Disaster Management Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said that a relief programme is being launched to provide housing loans to the people who have lost their homes due to landslides.
The Disaster Management Ministry is considering launching a relief programme with regard to the bank loans obtained to construct the houses that were damaged due to landslides. Around 29 houses were destroyed at Rattota and Punchi-rattota in Matale and Devaladeniya areas. Inquiries were made and aid was distributed under the patronage of Minister Mahinda Amaraweera.
The Minister expressed these views at a discussion at the Matale District Secretariat. Deputy Ministers Nandimithra Ekanayake, Rohana Dissanayake, Parliamentarians Lakshman Wasantha Perera and Government officials were present at the discussion.