May 25, 2017

Action against officials responsible for collapsed Wellawatte building Featured

Disciplinary action will be taken against all state officials who had permitted the construction of a building near Savoy Cinema at Wellawatte, in an unauthorized manner, that had collapsed last week, megapolis and western development minister Patali Champika Ranawaka has informed the cabinet.

He said an investigation, which was underway into the incident, has already established that due permission had not been obtained for the construction.

The minister instructed authorities to prevent a repeat of such incidents.

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