Thursday, 11 June 2015

Instructions from PM to stop acquisition of lands in the Colombo District by force and evacuation of residents from their houses

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has instructed the Urban Development Authority chairman to immediately stop acquiring Colombo District lands by force and evacuating people from their houses under the pretext of development.

Issuing a communiqué the Prime Minister said that if land acquisition was necessary a systematic humane methodology should be formulated with the participation of the MPs and advice of civil society of the area.


(Source: Hiru News)

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