Municipal Commissioner ordered to clear piled up garbage in Colombo

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe has issued directives to the Commissioner of the Colombo Municipal Council to take measures to dispose garbage collected in Colombo as soon as possible.

The premier this morning engaged in an inspection tour of several places in Colombo where garbage has piled up.

Issuing directives to authorities the prime minister stated that garbage collection points also should be maintained properly.

Ministers Ravi Karunanayake, Sagala Rathnayake and Nimal Siripala de Silva too had taken part in the inspection tour.