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Waste management processing well: Faiszer Musthapha

The government could successfully face the waste disposal issue which was a huge crisis during the past few months. Some politicians were trying to direct fingers at the government regarding the garbage issue. I would like to invite them to witness the success we have achieved. What is moral in politics is to point out mistakes, not slinging mud. The Yahapalana Government will do its best to fulfil the needs of the public. The general public would not be cheated with short term solutions,” Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government Faiszer Musthapha stated so,

addressing a gathering at the progress review meeting of the National Task Force established for the Management of Waste, Operational Activities of this National Task Force done by the Colombo City Beautification Unit in association with the State Ministry of Defence.

According to information received by the National Task Force Unit, the number of illegal disposal of waste reported is 181 from the 1st of this month and legal action were taken against them. As monitored by the National Task Force Unit established for Waste Management, there was a significant decrease in the number of illegal disposal of garbage in public places. It is observed that there is a positive change in the mindset of the people regarding segregation of domestic waste.

The National Task Force Unit is exercising a very efficient service, the general public is invited to inform any problem regarding waste disposal, according to a Press release.