Kalkuda Sura Council Members led by its President Asheik Hamid Sadaka met SLMC Leader and Minister of Urban Development, Water Supply & Drainage Rauff Hakeem at his Ministry on Thursday (22) and discussed matters pertaining to the problems faced by the people of Kalkuda Electorate, including Valaichenai, Oddamavadi and adjoining villages in obtaining pure drinking water.
Proposed Vakaneri, Rugama Projects and other plans in obtaining Water for drinking purpose from Maduruoya Project and adjacent small lakes also were taken into consideration during this discussion. Cost effective methods were discussed and Minister assured that he will take necessary action to provide pure drinking water to the affected people of Kalkuda electorate.
Minister has instructed his officials to make necessary arrangements for a meeting at the Batticaloa Secretariat with the participation of District Secretary and officials of Irrigation Department and National Water Supply & Drainage Board.
Deputy Minister of Urban Development, Water Supply & Drainage Dunesh Gankanda, Water Supply & Drainage Board General Manager B.W.R.Balasuriya, Additional General Manager D.S.D. Jayasiriwardana and Project Directors M.T.M. Razil and Rasheed also participated at the discussion