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Floods: PM directs rapid relief

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday instructed officials to provide immediate relief for all people affected by adverse weather conditions.

During a meeting at Temple Trees yesterday morning (04) the Prime Minister told the State Minister in charge of Disaster Management Chamal Rajapaksa to expedite the relief and rescue measures of the affected people through the District Secretaries without any delay.

The Prime Minister advised treasury secretary S.R. Attygalle to allocate necessary funds for the efforts.

The Prime Minister also instructed officials to provide information swiftly to the public regarding any possible weather related emergency.

Ministers Dinesh Gunewardena and Prof. G.L. Peiris too were present, the Prime Minister’s Media Division said.