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Minister Arjuna Ranathunga assists Oliyamulla flood victims

Hon. Minister Arjuna Ranathunga offered relief for people who are affected by the obstruction at Oliyamulla small spill gates. Minister visited the site and provided solutions to problems expressed by the area residents of the area.

Water of Oliyamulla cannal flow to Kelaniya River through the Negambo road. Small spill gates of cannal blocked by the garbage's floating allover. Residents' pointed out that due to this reason, flood water and rain water flow is getting slower in Oliyamulla cannal and causes flood situation. 

A resident of the area requested the minister to take action to remove garbage and open small spill gates. By considering the request of the residents' Hon. Minister Arjuna Ranathunga arrived and examined the site. 

With the help of engineers of irrigation department and minister who took steps to open the small spill gates. Furthermore Hon. Minister Arjuna Ranathunga provided lunch for residents of Oliyamulla, Welipara, Navaloka city park areas. Under the guidance of Hon. Minister Arjuna Ranathunga special flood relief program is underway at Gampaha including Kelaniya, Gampaha, Veyangoda, Katana, Attanagalla, Negambo and Biyagama areas.