Jun 27, 2017

Meethotamulla people say compensation inadequate Featured

People affected by the landslide of the Meethotamulla garbage dump say the compensation they have been promised as per state-evaluations is inadequate.

The April 14 incident left 40 dead and 98 houses completely destroyed.

They say relevant authorities have not carried out a proper evaluation of their losses.

Meanwhile, megapolis and western development minister Patali Champika Ranawaka says the garbage collected in Colombo city will be transported by train to Aruvakkalu in Puttalam.