President calls for special parliamentary session on waste disposal

President calls for special parliamentary session on waste disposal

President calls for special parliamentary session on waste disposal

Written by Lahiru Fernando

26 Apr, 2017 | 12:43 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena has issued orders to convene a special Parliamentary session on April 28. The session is being called to make garbage disposal an ‘essential service’.

Meanwhile the Sri lanka Human Rights Commission convened a media briefing at the Matara Divisional Secretariat on Tuesday April 25. During the briefing, Chairperson Deepika Udugama pointed out that there is a need for a national policy with regard to waste disposal.

People have an equal amount of rights and responsibility to manage waste disposal, she added.

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